Trumpington, a parish, with a village, in Cambridgeshire, 2½ miles S of Cambridge station on the G.E.R. It has a post and money order office under Cambridge; telegraph office, Grantchester. Acreage, 2312; population, 975. There is a parish council consisting of eleven members. Trumpington Hall and Anstey Hall are the chief residences, and there are several neat villas. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net value, £200 with residence. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is Early Decorated English, and contains a brass to Sir Roger de Trumpeton of 1289 date, which is the oldest brass but one in England. Professor Fawcett, postmaster-general and statesman, who died at Cambridge in 1884, is buried in the churchyard.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
|Ecclesiastical parish||Trumpington St. Mary and St. Michael|
|Poor Law union||Chesterton|
Any dates in this table should be used as a guide only.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Trumpington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Trumpington (St. Mary and St. Michael))
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cambridgeshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Trumpington are available from a number of sites:
- Bing (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- Google Streetview.
- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
- old-maps.co.uk (Old Ordnance Survey maps to buy).
- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cambridgeshire papers online:
- Cambridge Independent Press
- Cambridge Chronicle and Journal
- Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette
The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.