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WENDY

[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.

See Wendy cum Shingay for more information"

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

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