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OAKINGTON

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

"OAKINGTON, a parish in the hundreds of Northstow and Chesterton, county Cambridge, 6 miles north-west of Cambridge, its post town, and 8 from St. Ives. It is a station on the Cambridge and Wisbech section of the Great Eastern railway. The parish contains the hamlet of Westwick. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in agriculture. The soil consists of a stiff loam, and the subsoil of clay. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £199, in the patronage of Queen's College, Cambridge. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is a large stone structure, restored in 1850. The parochial charities produce about £50 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes, also a Sunday-school. The Baptists have a place of worship."

"WESTWICK, a hamlet in the parish of Oakington, county Cambridge, 5 miles north-west of Cambridge.

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

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