"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.