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Hardwicke, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Hardwicke, a parish in Cambridgeshire, 4 miles N from Lord's Bridge station on the L. & N.W.R., and 7 E from Caxton; Post town, Cambridge; money order office, Toft; telegraph office, Bonrn. Acreage, 1438; population, 163. The manor belongs to Pembroke College, Cambridge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £210 with residence. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. The church is Early Perpendicular English and good.

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 parishHardwicke St. Mary 
Poor Law unionCaxton and Arrington 

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

Civil Registration

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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 districtCB23
Post TownCambridge