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Little Gransden, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Gransden, Little, a parish in Cambridgeshire, contiguous to Great Gransden in Huntingdonshire, 2 miles NNE of Gamlingay station on the L. & N.W.R., and 3½ SW of Caxton. Post town, Sandy; money order office, Great Gransden; telegraph office, Gamlingay. Acreage, 1920; population, 227. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. The church is an ancient building of stone with a lofty embattled western tower.

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 parishLittle Gransden St. Peter and St. Paul 
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 districtSG19
Post TownSandy