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Harlton, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Harlton, a parish in Cambridgeshire, 1½ mile S from Lord's Bridge station on the L. & N.W.R., and 6 miles SW from Cambridge on an old Roman road. It has a post office under .Cambridge; money order office. Great Eversdcn; telegraph office, Harston. Acreage, 1261; population, 288. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, in the gift of Jesus' College, Cambridge. The income is derived from 2 80 acres of glebe, and is consequently very uncertain. The church is an ancient building of chinch in the Transition style from Decorated to Perpendicular, and there is a small Congregational chapel. The manor belongs to the Governors of Christ's Hospital.

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 parishHarleton St. Mary 
Poor Law unionChesterton 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Visitations Heraldic

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DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Postal districtCB23
Post TownCambridge