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Snailwell (St. Peter)

SNAILWELL (St. Peteb), a parish, in the union of Newmarket, hundred of Staploe, county of Cambridge, 2¾ miles (N.) from Newmarket; containing 273 inhabitants. It comprises 1830a. 2r. 30p., of which about two-thirds are arable, and the remainder pasture and heath. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £27. 11. 0½., and in the gift of J. Thorp, Esq.; the tithes have been commuted for £484, and the glebe comprises 100 acres.

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

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