Gyhirn

GYHIRN, a chapelry, in the parish of St. Mary, Wisbech, union and hundred of Wisbech, Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 5½ miles (N. N. W.) from March; containing 332 inhabitants. It lies on the north bank of the river Nene, and on the road from Wisbech to March. The living is a perpetual curacy; net income, £80; patron, the Vicar of Wisbech. The chapel, dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene, is a simple structure, built in 1666.

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

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