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

"FOXTON, a parish in the hundred of Thriplow, county Cambridge, 6 miles north-east of Royston, its post town, and 7 south of Cambridge. It is situated near the river Cam, and is a railway station on the Great Eastern line. This village was once of considerable importance, hut the market has for many years been discontinued. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £79, in the patronage of the Bishop of Peterborough. The church is a structure of the 15th century, dedicated to St. Lawrence. The parochial charities, arising from lands, yield about £12 per annum. Captain Bendyshe is lord of the manor. Barrington Hall is the principal residence. A fair is held on Easter Monday."

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




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