Guyhirn With Ringsend
"GUYHIRN WITH RINGSEND, these places were formed into an ecclesiastical parish, March 28, 1871, from the civil parishes of Wisbech St. Peter and Wisbech St. Mary, including the hamlet of Thorney Toll, which is 3½ miles west, and a portion of Wisbech St. Mary, with nearly the whole of Wisbech Fen."
- The Census Records from 1841-1891 can be found in the Cambridgeshire Archives under Wisbech. In addition the 1851 Census for Wisbech is available in full transcript form, on microfiche, from the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Publications list (search)
- The Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Guyhirn.
- The Chapel of Ease, Guyhirn.
- The following Churches have their own websites:
- The Chapel of Ease, Guyhirn
- "The church of St. Mary Magdalene, erected at a cost of £3,700 and consecrated in 1878, is built upon the site of an earlier church of the same name which existed here in the 15th century: the present edifice, designed by the late Sir Geo. Gilbert Scott R.A. consists of chancel, nave, transepts, south porch and a western turret containing 3 bells, which was restored in 1920 at a cost of £460: the eagle lectern was carved by the Hon. Mrs. Montgomery, of Edinburgh, who also gave an oak communion table: the stone pulpit and font were given by friends from Devonshire and the parishioners: there are memorial windows to William Herbert Carpenter, d. 1878, and others to the Marriott family: the church affords 350 sittings. The register dates from the year 1871."
- "The old chapel of ease, now used as a mortuary chapel, is a plain building of stone, erected in 1660, and restored in 1918 at a cost of £135 ; it has a bell dated 1637."
- "There is a Primitive Methodist chapel and a Wesleyan chapel at Ringsend."
- "At Thorney Toll is a school church and a Roman Catholic chapel."
[Kelly's Directory - Cambridgeshire - 1929]
- Church of England
- Guyhirn, St. Mary Magdalene: Records of baptisms 1867-1946, marriages 1871-1973 and burials 1858-1918 reside in the Cambridgeshire Archives.
- Ringsend Wesleyan Methodist Church: Records exist at the Cambridgeshire Archives for baptisms 1869-1923.
- A transcript of the GuyhirnWithRingsend parish entries from 1929 Kellys Directory of Cambridgeshire
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Guyhirn With Ringsend to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TF398029 (Lat/Lon: 52.605901, 0.06301), Guyhirn With Ringsend which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- The Guyhirn and Ringsend War Memorial has been transcribed and researched.