Report problems or contribute information

 
1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for East Hatley

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

East Hatley

EAST HATLEY

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013

"EAST HATLEY, a parish in the hundred of Armingford, county Cambridge, 5 miles south-west of Caxton, 7 north-west of Royston, and 7 east of Sandy railway station. The village is very small, and wholly agricultural. The surface is generally level, and the soil clayey. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value £175, in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Downing College, Cambridge, who are lords of the manor and owners of the parish. The church is dedicated to St. Dennis.

[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

Cemeteries

  • The Monumental Inscriptions for St Denis churchyard, 1760-1979, are recorded in the Cambridge Records Office.

Census

Churches

  • Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
    • St. Denys's Church, East Hatley during some restoration work - the church is redundant, closed in 1959.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the East Hatley area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • "The church of St. Denis is a building of stone in the Early English style, consisting of chancel, nave, north and south porches and a western tower containing one bell: the chancel dates from 1260 and the nave from 1200: in 1874 the fabric was restored, new roofed and re-floored, open benches introduced and three stained windows erected, at a cost of £1,738: there are some memorials to the Castell family, the former owners of the estate, including an altar tomb to Mrs. Constance Castell, ob. 1610, and a tablet to the Rev. W. Cray Say, a former rector, d. 1751: the church affords 100 sittings. The register dates from the year 1678."
    [Kellys Directory of Cambridgeshire 1929]
  • The civil parish was united with Hatley St. George in 1956.

Church Records

  • Church of England
    • East Hatley, St. Denis: Records of baptisms 1585-1618, 1663-1979, marriages 1590-1616, 1675-1978, burials 1595-1618, 1664-1979 and banns 1757-1811, 1856-76 reside in the Cambridgeshire Archives. The Bishop's Transcripts for the years 1599-11641, 1660-1875 can be found in the Cambridge University Library. Indexed transcripts exist in the Cambridgeshire Archives for baptisms 1589-1812, marriages 1591-1837 and burials 1590-1812. Copies of the parish register transcripts 1585-1837, are available, on microfiche, from the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Publications list
  • Methodist
    • Primitive Methodist Church: Records exist at the Bedford Record Office for the St. Neots Primitive Circuit of which East Hatley is part.

Description and Travel

You can see pictures of East Hatley which are provided by:

Gazetteers

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which East Hatley has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Ask for a calculation of the distance from East Hatley to another place.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL287507 (Lat/Lon: 52.139572, -0.120797), East Hatley which are provided by:

Taxation

  • Land Tax: records were compiled afresh each year and contain the names of owners and occupiers in each parish, but usually there is no address or place name. These records reside in the Cambridgeshire Archives for the years 1798 (on microfilm), 1829-32 and 1946-1948.