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Welches Dam, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Welches Dam, formerly an extra-parochial tract in Cambridgeshire, now a small parish in the Isle of Ely, 6¼ miles NW of Ely. Post town, Manea. Population, 141. The land is almost entirely fen. There is a small Wesleyan chapel.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCambridgeshire 
HundredSouth Witchford 
Poor Law unionNorth Witchford 

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

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.

DistrictFenland
CountyCambridgeshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtPE15
Post TownMarch