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Little Wilbraham, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Wilbraham, Little, a parish in Cambridgeshire, 2 miles from Fulbourne station and 2 NNW of Six-Mile-Bottom station on the G.E.R., and 6 E of Cambridge. It includes Six-Mile-Bottom hamlet, and has a post office under Cambridge; money order and telegraph office, Six-Mile-Bottom (S.O.) Acreage, 1990; population, 396. There is a parish council consisting of five members. Spears, swords, knives, axes, bronze fibulae, glass beads, pottery, and other relics were found here in an ancient Saxon cemetery. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The church is an ancient building of stone in the Decorated style.

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 Wilbraham St. John the Evangelist 
Poor Law unionChesterton 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Postal districtCB21
Post TownCambridge