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GREAT STUKELEY

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

"GREAT STUKELEY, a parish in the hundred of Hurstingstone, county Huntingdon, 2½ miles north-west of Huntingdon. The village is on the Great Northern road, and near the ancient Ermine Street. This parish, under the name Stivecle, was given by David, Earl of Huntingdon, to the Camoys, from whom it came to the Stones, &c. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £124, in the patronage of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The church, dedicated to St. Bartholomew, has monuments. The parochial charities comprise about £16 per annum, the rent of eight acres of land, and Spittal's almshouse. Broughton, author of the "Monasticon Britanicum," was born here in the reign of James I. L. Torkington, Esq., is lord of the manor. The county gaol is in this parish.

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

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