GENUKI Home page    Genuki Contents GenUKI
    Huntingdonshire Huntingdonshire   NeighboursNearby places


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

"GRAFHAM, a parish in the hundred of Leightonstone, county Huntingdon, 2½ miles north-west of Buckden, and 8 from St. Neot's, its post town. The Offord station on the Great Northern line of railway is 4½ miles south-east of the village. The hamlet of Perry is in the southern part of the parish The tithes were commuted for land under an Enclosure Act in 1780. The village is small, but neatly built. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £199. The church is an ancient edifice of noble appearance, with good spire. It is dedicated to St. Mary, or, according to others, to All Saints. The parochial endowments, arising partly from town lands, produce about £50 per annum, and are applied to the relief of the poor and repairs of the church. There is a free school. Lady 0. B. Sparrow is lady of the manor. A pleasure fair is held at Midsummer.

"EAST PERRY, a hamlet in the parish of Grafham, hundred of Leightonstone, county Huntingdon, 3½ miles south-east of Kimbolton.

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




Church History

Church Records

Civil Registration

Community Websites



Military History

Names (Geographical)

Poorhouses and Poor Law Etc


This page was originally generated by Ian Argall maintained by Martin Edwards until 2010

This page is copyright. Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in the conditions of use.
If you have any suggestions for links to other sites that may be useful to other researchers, please use this User Links page
Web-page generated by "DB2html" data-base extraction software ©Colin Hinson 2015