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Thetford

THETFORD, a chapelry, in the parish of Stretham, hundred of South Witchford, union and Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 2¼ miles (S. by W.) from Ely; containing 250 inhabitants. It comprises 1042 acres, of which 481 are common or waste land; and is situated near the Cambridge and Ely road. The chapel is dedicated to St. George. A rent-charge of £124. 17. has been awarded as a commutation for the tithes of the chapelry.

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

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