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Lolworth, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Lolworth, a parish in Cambridgeshire, on the Via De-vana, 3 miles SSW of Long Stanton station on the St Ives and Cambridge branch of the G.E.R., and 6 NW of Cambridge. Post town, St Ives; money order office, Boxworth; telegraph office, Swavesey. Acreage, 1110; population, 139. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £118 with residence. The church, which stands on a height, is a small but ancient building of stone in the Late Decorated and Perpendicular styles.

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 parishLolworth All Saints 
Poor Law unionSt. Ives 

Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.

Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Lolworth from the following:

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 districtCB23
Post TownCambridge