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Grantchester, Cambridgeshire, England. Geographical and Historical information from 1750.
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.
[Transcribed information from Stephen Whatley's Gazetteer of England - 1750]
(unless otherwise stated)
"GRANCESTER, (Cambridgeshire) on the Cam, S. of Cambridge. In Bede's time it was a small desolate city, and now it is but a little village. Part of it was settled by Henry VI. upon the college, which he built, and called King's-College."
[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2011]