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Six Mile Bottom

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

"SIX MILE BOTTOM is a hamlet, in the parishes of Little Wilbraham, Bottisham, Brinkley, Carlton, Swaffham Bulbeck, Westerley Waterless, and Weston Colville. It has a station on the Cambridge and Bury branch of the London and North Eastern railway. There is a congregational chapel, erected in 1881, with 80 sittings, and a reading room and library. There is also a recreation ground, pleasantly situated near the railway station and enclosed by a double row of trees : a cross of rough granite was erected in 1924 as a memorial to the men of this parish who fell in the Great War, 1914-18. Swyntord Paddocks is the residence of Capt. Malcolm Bollock M.B.E., M.P."

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

Census

  • The Census Records from 1841-1891 can be found in the Cambridgeshire Archives under ' Little Wilbraham' . In addition the 1851 Census for Ely, of which Six Mile Bottom is part, is available in full transcript form, on microfiche, from the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Publications list

Churches

Church History

  • The church of St. George was built in 1933 as a district church within the parish of Little Wilbraham.

Church Records

  • Church of England
    • Six Mile Bottom, St. George: The registers reside at the church for baptisms from 1933, marraiges from 1941 and burials from 1934.

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Historical Geography

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Maps

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Military History

  • The War Memorial has been transcribed and the men researched.