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Wendy, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Wendy, a parish in Cambridgeshire, 5 miles NNW of Royston station on the G.N.R. It has a post office under Royston; money order and telegraph office, Arrington. Acreage, 1023; population of the civil parish, 127; of the ecclesiastical with Shingay, 201. The living is a vicarage, united with Shingay, in the diocese of Ely; net value, £115 with residence. The church was rebuilt in 1867, and is a building of stone in the Early English 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 
Poor Law unionRoyston 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

We have transcribed the entry for Wendy 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 districtSG8
Post TownRoyston