"CALDECOTE, a parish in the hundred of Norman Cross, in the county of Huntingdon, 7 miles to the south of Peterborough. Stilton is its post town. The Great Northern railway passes near it. The manor was anciently held by the Hallidays, followers of the Earl of Huntingdon. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value £156, in the patronage of William Wells, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene. The parochial charities consist of a small bequest for a school, and the Poor's Estate, the latter worth £6 a year."