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Tadlow, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Tadlow, a parish in Cambridgeshire, 5 miles from Potton station on the L. & N.W.R., and 7 NW of Royston. Post town, Royston; money order office, Croydon; telegraph office, Guilden Morden. Acreage, 1743; population, 193. The manor and parish belong to Downing College, Cambridge. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net value, £70 with residence. Patron, Downing College, Cambridge. The church is an ancient building in the Early English style, and has been restored. There is a mineral spring in the village.

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 parishTadlow St. Giles 
Poor Law unionCaxton and Arrington 

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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DistrictSouth Cambridgeshire
Postal districtSG8
Post TownRoyston