Comberton (St. Mary)

COMBERTON (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Chesterton, hundred of Wetherley, county of Cambridge, 5¾ miles (W. S. W.) from Cambridge; containing 520 inhabitants. The parish comprises 1925 acres, of which 197 are or were common and waste. An act for inclosing lands was passed in 1839. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 18. 11½., and in the patronage of Jesus College, Cambridge: the appropriate tithes, belonging to the Bishop of Ely, have been commuted for £328. 15., and the vicarial for £104; the appropriate glebe consists of 186 acres, and the vicarial contains nearly 6 acres.

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

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