"HAMERTON, a parish in the hundred of Leightonstone, county Huntingdon, 10 miles north-west of Huntingdon, its post town, and the same distance south-west of Oundle. It is situated on the Alconbury brook. The parish is wholly agricultural, and most of the inhabitants are engaged on the farms. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value £445. The church, dedicated to All Saints, has a square tower, formerly surmounted by a spire, which was destroyed by lightning. J. 0. Smith Barry, Esq., is lord of the manor."