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Knapwell (All Saints)

KNAPWELL (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Caxton and Arrington, hundred of Papworth, county of Cambridge, 4½ miles (N. E. by N.) from Caxton; containing 155 inhabitants, and comprising by measurement 1000 acres. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 17. 11.; net income, £150; patron, the Marquess of Northampton. The tithes were commuted for land, under an act of inclosure, in 1775. The church is ancient.

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

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