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Weston Colville, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

Weston Colville, a parish, with a village, in Cambridgeshire, 5 miles from Six Mile Bottom station on the G.E.R., and 6 NNE of Linton, with a post and money order office under Cambridge; telegraph office, West Wrathing. Acreage, 3235; population, 493. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; net value, £185 with residence. The church is an ancient building of flint in the Early English style. There is a Primitive Methodist 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 parishWeston-Colville St. Mary 
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