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Shepreth (All Saints)

SHEPRETH (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Royston, hundred of Wetherley, county of Cambridge, 5¾ miles (N. by W.) from Royston; containing 353 inhabitants. The river Cam runs through it. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £6. 11. 1.; patron and impropriator, James Wortham, Esq. The great tithes have been commuted for £306, and the vicarial for £91; the impropriate glebe comprises 185 acres, and the vicarial 12.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.