[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1835] (unless otherwise stated)
"SHEPRETH, a parish in the hundred of WETHERLEY, county of CAMBRIDGE, 5 miles (N. by W.) from Royston, containing 320 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry and diocese of Ely, rated in the king's books at £6. 11. 1., and in the patronage of Hale Wortham, Esq. The church is dedicated to All Saints. The river Cam runs through the parish."