[Transcribed and edited information mainly from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]
"WENDY, a parish in the hundred of Armingford, county Cambridge, 6 miles
north-west of Royston, its post town and railway station, and 11 south-west of
Cambridge. The village is situated near the river Rhea. It, is supplied
with water by artesian wells. The soil is loamy. The living is a vicarage*
in the diocese of Ely, value with Shingay annexed, £200. The school,
founded and endowed by Thomas Windsor in 1828, was rebuilt in 1858. The
parochial charities produce about £35 per annum.
[Transcribed mainly from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
Wendy cum Shingay for more information"
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