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GREAT CATWORTH

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

"GREAT CATWORTH, a parish in the hundred of Leightonstone, in the county of Huntingdon, 4 miles to the north of Kimbolton, its post town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £337, in the patronage of the Principal and Fellows of Brazenose College, Oxford. The church is dedicated to St. Leonard. There are charitable benefactions for the poor, amounting to about £30 per annum. This village was the birthplace of Sir Wolston Dixie, Lord Mayor of London in 1585. Great Catworth is a meet for the Fitzwilliam hounds.

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

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