Foxton (St. Lawrence)

FOXTON (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union or Royston, hundred of Thriplow, county of Cambridge, 6 miles (S. S. W.) from Cambridge; containing 452 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £11. 2. 11.; patron, the Bishop of Ely; appropriators, the Dean and Chapter: the great tithes have been commuted for £534, and the vicarial for £120; the appropriate glebe comprises 21 acres, and the vicarial nearly two. The church was erected about the year 1456. A fair is held at Easter.

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

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