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Wimblington, Cambridgeshire

Historical Description

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.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Administration

The following is a list of the administrative units in which this place was either wholly or partly included.

Ancient CountyCambridgeshire 
Civil parishDoddington 
HundredNorth Witchford 
Poor Law unionNorth Witchford 

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Civil Registration

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Directories & Gazetteers

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Land and Property

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Maps

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Newspapers and Periodicals

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Visitations Heraldic

The Visitations of Cambridgeshire 1575 and 1619 is available online.

DistrictFenland
CountyCambridgeshire
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Postal districtPE15
Post TownMarch