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ELTISLEY

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

"ELTISLEY, a parish in the hundred of Longstow, county Cambridge, 2 miles north-west of Caxton, its post town, and 5 east of St. Neot's, the nearest railway station. Previous to the Norman Conquest there was a nunnery here, with which is connected a traditionary account of a Scottish princess, Pandiania, taking refuge and being buried within its precincts. The village is situated on the road from Cambridge to Oxford. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £51. The Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists have each a place of worship. Near the church on the south side was a famous well, still called St. Pandiania's Well, but now filled up with rubbish."

"PAPLEY GROVE, in the parish of Eltisley, is 1 mile north of Eltisley."

[Transcribed mainly from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2010

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