Hatley St George
by Colin Hinson ©2013
"HATLEY ST. GEORGE, (or Hunger Hatley), a parish in the hundred of Longstow, county Cambridge, 5 miles north-east of Polton, its post town, 10 north-west of Royston, and 7 east of Sandy railway station. The manor belonged to the family of St. George from the reign of Henry III. to the close of the last century. The village is very small, and wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value £126. In the parish church, which was built in 1352, are some memorials of the family of St. George, including a brass of Sir Baldwin St. George, who died in 1425. The register dates from 1589. Combe Grove and Hayley Wood are places in the vicinity. The principal residence is Hatley Park.
- The Monumental Inscriptions for the churchyard of St. George are recorded for the years 1709-1982.
- The Census Records from 1841-1891 can be found in the Cambridgeshire Archives. In addition the 1851 Census for Hatley St. George is available in full transcript form, on microfiche, from the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Publications list (search)
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- St. George's Church, Hatley St. George.
- "The church of St. George, built in 1352 and standing in Hatley park, is an edifice of stone in the Perpendicular style, and consists of chancel, nave and a lofty embattled western tower, rebuilt in 1625, and containing 2 bells : there are memorials of the family of St. George, baronets, including a brass with effigy in armour to Sir Baldwin St. George, who died in 1425 the church was restored by the late John Carbery Evans esq. J.P. and re-opened in 1878, and affords 100 sittings. The register dates from the year 1569." [Kelly's Directory - Cambridgeshire - 1929]
- Church of England
- Hatley St. George, St. George: Records of baptisms 1589-1977, marriages 1591-1974, burials 1590-1980 and banns for 1754-1812, 1879-1975 reside in the Cambridgeshire Archives, indexed transcripts exist for the years baptisms 1589-1812, marriages 1591-1837 and burials 1590-1812. The transcripts of the parish records for the years 1591-1837 are also available on microfiche from the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Publications list (search).The Bishop's Transcripts for the years 1600-1700, 1712-1836 can be found in the Cambridge University Library.
- A transcript of the HatleyStGeorge parish entries from Stepehen Whatley's 1750 Topographical Gazetteer of England,
- A transcript of the HatleyStGeorge parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1835 Topographical Dictionary of England,
- A transcript of the HatleyStGeorge parish entries from 1929 Kellys Directory of Cambridgeshire
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Hatley St George to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL279511 (Lat/Lon: 52.143392, -0.132353), Hatley St George which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- 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 Roll of Honour for East Hatley and Hatley St. George has been transcribed and the men researched.