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Hauxton, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Hauxton, a parish in Cambridgeshire, on the river Cam, 1 mile E of Harston station on the G.N.R., and 4 miles SSW from Cambridge. Post town, Trumpington, under Cambridge; money order and telegraph office, Harston. Acreage, 601; population of the civil parish, 280; of the ecclesiastical, with Newton, 476. The living is a vicarage, united with the vicarage of Newton, in the diocese of Ely; joint gross yearly value, £274 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The church, which dates from the middle of the 12th century, is a building of clunch and rubble in the Norman and later styles; it was restored in 1862.

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 parishHauxton St. Edmund 
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 districtCB22
Post TownCambridge