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Wentworth, or Wingford

WENTWORTH, or Wingford, a parish, in the hundred of South Witchford, union and Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 4½ miles (W. S. W.) from Ely; containing 155 inhabitants. It comprises 1437a. 3r. 38p., of which 1128 acres are arable, and 309 in grass; the soil is partly clay. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10, and in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Ely: the tithes have been commuted for £450, and the glebe comprises 28 acres. The church is in the early and decorated English styles, with some Norman details, and contains about 100 sittings.

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

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