"HILTON, a parish in the hundred of Toseland, county Huntingdon, 3 miles south of St. Ives. The Roman road, Ermine Street, passed near this place. The surface is flat, and the soil clay, alternated with gravel. The living is a curacy annexed to the vicarage of Fen-Stanton. The church, dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene, is an ancient structure. The charities produce about £30 per annum."