"SPALDWICK, a parish in the hundred of Leightonstone, county Huntingdon, 4 miles east of Kimbolton, its post town, and 7 north-west of Huntingdon. It is a small, well-built village, situated on a branch of the river Ouse, and on the road from Cambridge to Northampton. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £96, in the patronage of the bishop. The church is dedicated to St. James. The parochial charities produce about £18 per annum. There is a National school for both sexes. The Baptists have a place of worship. The Duke of Manchester is lord of the manor. Fairs are held on Whit Monday and 28th November."