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Guilden Morden, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Guilden Morden, a village and a parish in Cambridgeshire, on the river Rhea, adjacent to Beds and Herts, 4 miles N from Ashwell station on the G.N.R., and 6 NW from Roy-ston. There is a post office under Royston; money order and telegraph office, Ashwell. Acreage, 2599; population, 819. The manor belongs to the Hardwicke family. Large quantities of coprolites have been obtained. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £340 with residence. Patron, Jesus' College, Cambridge. The church, which is a building of flint and stone in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, consists of nave, chancel, and aisles, with porch and tower; was repaired in 1856, and has monuments of the Hayes and the Storeys. There is a Congregational chapel. Odsey is an adjacent hamlet.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5


The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCambridgeshire 
Ecclesiastical parishGuilden Morden St. Mary 
Poor Law unionRoyston 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cambridgeshire is available to browse.


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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.

DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Postal districtSG8
Post TownRoyston