[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1835] (unless otherwise stated)
"MELDRETH, a parish in the hundred of ARMINGFORD, county of CAMBRIDGE, 5 miles (N. N. E.) from Royston, containing 643 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Ely, rated in the king's books at £4. 15. 10., and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of Ely. The church is dedicated to the Holy Trinity."