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Westley Waterless, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Westley Waterless, a parish in Cambridgeshire, 2 miles S of Dullingham station on the G.E.R., and 5½ SSW of Newmarket. It has a post office under Newmarket; money order and telegraph office, Six Mile Bottom. Acreage, 1149; population, 187. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £230 with residence. The church is a structure of flint 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 
Ecclesiastical parishWestley-Waterless St. Mary 
Poor Law unionNewmarket 

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.

DistrictEast Cambridgeshire
Postal districtCB8
Post TownNewmarket