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

"HINCHINBROOK, an extra parochial place, principally within the hundred of Hurstingstone, but partly in the borough of Huntingdon, county Huntingdon, half a mile west of Huntingdon. It was given by William the Conqueror to the nuns of Eltesley, in Cambridgeshire, and was valued at the Dissolution at £19 9s. 2d. The site was subsequently given to the Cromwell family, who built Hinchinbrook House, where Sir Henry, the "Golden knight," entertained Queen Elizabeth, and his son, Sir Oliver (uncle of the Protector), received James I., with his whole court, on his arrival from Scotland. The mansion subsequently came to the Montagues, and now belongs to the Earl of Sandwich, who takes from it the title of viscount. There is a noble bay window in the hall, and a gallery of portraits, but the decorations have sustained considerable injury from a fire which occurred in the present century."

"MIDLOE, an extra parochial place in the hundred of Toseland, county Huntingdon, 3 miles north-west of St. Neot's. It is situated near the river Kym. See also Midloe civil parish page."

"WILD-GOOSE LAYS, an extra parochial place adjoining the parish of Abbots Ripton, county Hunts, 3 miles north of Huntingdon."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013



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