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West Wratting, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Wratting, West, a parish, with a village, in Cambridgeshire, 4 miles SE of Six Mile Bottom station on the G.E.R., and 4¾ NNE of Linton, with a post, money order, and telegraph office under Cambridge. Acreage, 3543; population, 534. There is a parish council consisting of seven members. Wratting Park is the chief residence. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net value, £240 with residence. Patrons, the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The church is an ancient structure of flint and rubble in the Decorated style. There is a Congregational chapel.

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 parishWest Wratting St. Andrew 
Poor Law unionLinton 

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

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 districtCB21
Post TownCambridge