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WESTON COLVILLE

[Transcribed and edited information mainly from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

"WESTON COLVILLE, a parish in the hundred of Radfield, county Cambridge, 6 miles north-east of Linton, and 5 south-west of the Sixmile Bottom station on the Cambridge and Newmarket line. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value £200. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, contains a brass of a knight."

"SIX MILE BOTTOM, is a hamlet in the parishes of Little Wilbraham, Bottisham, Brinkley, Carlton cum Willingham, Swaffham Bulbeck, Westley 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.

See also Six Mile Bottom main page."

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

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