GENUKI Home page    Genuki Contents GenUKI
    Cambridgeshire Cambridgeshire   NeighboursNearby places


[Transcribed and edited information mainly from Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire 1929]

"REACH, a hamlet in the parishes of Burwell and Swaffham Prior, a mile north from Swaffham Prior station on the Cambridge and Mildendall branch of the London and North Eastern railway, 6 miles north-west from Newmarket, partly in Staploe and partly in Staine hundreds, and in the Bottisham petty sessional division, union and county court district of Newmarket.

A horse fair, which was originally granted to the burgesses of Cambridge by King John, is held on Rogation Monday; the fair is opened by the Mayor and Corporation of Cambridge.

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards 2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson 2010]
[mainly from Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire 1929]




Church History

Church Records


Military History

This page was previously maintained by Martin Edwards until 2010

This page is copyright. Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in the conditions of use.
If you have any suggestions for links to other sites that may be useful to other researchers, please use this User Links page
Web-page generated by "DB2html" data-base extraction software ©Colin Hinson 2015