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GLATTON

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

"GLATTON, a parish in the hundred of Norman Cross, county Huntingdon, 3 miles south-west of Stilton, its post town, and 10 south-east of Oundle. It is situated to the south of Holme Brook, and has the small parish of Holme united with it. The great North road passes within about a mile of the village, which is small. The greater part of the land is arable, and the soil a stiff clay. The tithes have been commuted for land and a money payment, under an Enclosure Act obtained in 1800. The living is a rectory with the perpetual curacy of Holme annexed, value £546. The church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, is a fine edifice, with square tower. There are some small charities, and a National school for both sexes, partly endowed. W. Wells, Esq., is lord of the manor."

"HOLME, a chapelry in the parish of Glatton, county Huntingdon, 3 miles south-east of Stilton, and 6 south of Peterborough. It is a station on the Great Northern railway. The country, which is fenny, is traversed by the Holme Brook. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment under an Enclosure Act in 1809. The living is a perpetual curacy* in the diocese of Ely, value 195. The church is dedicated to St. Giles. The charities produce £86, of which £60 is the endowment of the fret school. The principal residence is Holme Wood. See also the Holme Parish page"

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

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