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Kingston, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Kingston, a village and a parish in Cambridgeshire. The village stands 1½ mile E by N of Old North Road station on the L. & N.W.R., and 7 E of Cambridge, and had formerly a weekly market and two fairs. It has a post office under Cambridge; money order and telegraph office, Bonm. Acreage, 1907; population, 278. Earl Hardwicke is lord of the manor. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £40. Patron, King's College, Cambridge. The church, which is a building of rubble in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, comprises nave, aisles,, and chancel, with S porch and low tower.

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

Administration

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

Ancient CountyCambridgeshire 
Ecclesiastical parishKingston All Saints and St. Andrew 
HundredLongstow 
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

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Maps

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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
CountyCambridgeshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtCB23
Post TownCambridge