Carlton (St. Peter)

CARLTON (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Linton, hundred of Radfield, county of Cambridge, 7 miles (S.) from Newmarket; containing, with the hamlet of Willingham, 424 inhabitants, and comprising by computation 2200 acres. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9; net income, £287; patrons, Trustees of the Rev. W. S. P. Wilder. The church is a plain edifice. Sir Thomas Elliott, author of a Latin Dictionary, and other works, resided here, and dying in 1546, was buried in the church.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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