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[Transcribed and edited information mainly from Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire 1929]

"COLDHAM is an ecclesiastical parish, formed July 10th, 1874, from Fridaybridqe in the civil parish of Elm; itis in the petty sessional division, union, county court district, rural deanery and archdeaconry of Wisbech and diocese of Ely, and is 7 miles south from Wisbech, 3 north-west from Fridaybridge and 4 north from March, with a station on the Peterborough and Wisbech branch of the London and North Eastern railway. The parish includes Pen Tree Hill, Coldham, Stagsholt and Graysmoor and extends within 2 miles of March.

The soil is loamy; subsoil, clay. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats, potatoes and brown and white mustard and some land in pasture. The population in 1921 was 425."

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards 2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson 2010]
[mainly from Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire 1929]



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