Wimblington, a parish in Cambridgeshire, with a station on the G.E.R., 3 miles S by W of March. It has a post office under March; money order and telegraph office, Doddington. Acreage, 7727 of land and 35 of water; population, 1158. The manor belongs to the baronet family of Peyton. A Roman station was at Stoney Grange, and has yielded some coins and left some traces. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely; gross value, £1575. The church is a building of stone in the Gothic style. There are Wesleyan and Primitive Methodist chapels.
The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.
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Directories & Gazetteers
We have transcribed the entry for Wimblington from the following:
- Samuel Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858. (Wimblington)
Land and Property
The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Cambridgeshire is available to browse.
Online maps of Wimblington are available from a number of sites:
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- National Library of Scotland. (Old maps)
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- Streetmap.co.uk (Current Ordnance Survey maps).
- A Vision of Britain through Time. (Old maps)
Newspapers and Periodicals
The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Cambridgeshire papers online:
- Cambridge Independent Press
- Cambridge Chronicle and Journal
- Huntingdon, Bedford & Peterborough Gazette
The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.