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HASLINGFIELD

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

"HASLINGFIELD, a parish in the hundred of Wetherley, county Cambridge, 5½ miles south-west of Cambridge, and 2 north of the Harston railway station. The village is situated on the river Cam, which bounds the parish on the east. Dr. Wendy is said to have had the honour of entertaining Queen Elizabeth in his mansion here, now the property of Lord Delawarr. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £650. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £650. The church, dedicated to All Saints, has a lofty embattled tower. It contains some monuments to Sir Thomas Wendy and family. There is a National school, endowed by Simon Estman, a native of Denmark, with £40 per annum, also an infant school. The other charities produce £67 per annum."

"LORD'S BRIDGE, a hamlet in the parish of Haslingfield and the hundred of Chesterton, county Cambridge, 5½ miles from Cambridge. It is a station on the Cambridge, Bedford, and Bletchley section of the London and North-Western railway."

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

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