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Isleham, Cambridgeshire, England. Geographical and Historical information from 1848.

ISLEHAM:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1848.

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards ©2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson ©2010]
[Extracted from Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 7th edition 1848]

"ISLEHAM (St Andrew), a parish, in the union of Newmarket, hundred of Staploe, County of Cambridge, 4½ miles (W.) from Mildenhall; containing 2127 inhabitants. The parish comprises about 5000 acres, and is intersected by the river Lark, which communicates with the Cam; the road from Ely to Mildenhall passes within two miles. Stone is quarried for building purposes and for burning into lime."

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards ©2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson ©2010]
[mainly from Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 7th edition 1848]