"BROUGHTON, a parish in the hundred of Hurstingstone, in the county of Huntingdon, 5 miles to the north-east of Huntingdon. It is watered by a small stream, a branch of the river Nen. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, of the value of £283, in the patronage of the Rev. T. Johnston. The church is dedicated to All Saints."