by Colin Hinson ©2013
"LITTLE ABINGTON, a parish and village in the hundred of Chilford, in the county of Cambridge, close to Great Abington, and on the north side of the river Grants. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £87, and in the patronage of T. Mortlock, Esq. The church, which formerly belonged to Pentney Abbey, is dedicated to St. Mary. It has a double niche in the chancel, and contains the tombs of the Daltons
- The Monumental Inscriptions in the graveyard of St. Mary are recorded in the Cambridge Records Office for the years 1735-1982. Afew selected incriptions from inside he church are recorded for the years 1724-1813.
- These inscriptions are also available on microfiche from the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Publications list (search)
- The Census Records from 1841-1891 can be found in the Cambridgeshire Archives. In addition the 1851 Census for Little Abington is available in full transcript form, on microfiche, from the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Publications list (search)
- The following Churches have their own websites:
- St. Mary's Church, Little Abington
- The church of St. Mary is an ancient structure of flint and rubble, in the Norman and Early English styles, consisting of chancel, nave, north transept, south porch and an embattled western tower containing one bell : the church was thoroughly restored in 1885, when a stained east window was presented by. the late Edmund John Mortlock esq. : there are 120 sittings. The register dates from about the year 1668. [Kelly's Directory - 1929]
- Church of England
- Little Abington, St. Mary: Records of baptisms 1687-1898, marriages 1687-2000, burials 1687-1953 and banns for 1757-1902 reside in the Cambridgeshire Archives, indexed transcripts exist for the years 1599-1844.The Bishop's Transcripts for the years 1599-1653 and 1664-1849 can be found in the Cambridge University Library. The parish record transcripts for St Mary 1599-1844 are available on microfiche from the Cambridgeshire Family History Society Publications list (search)
- There is a Genweb Cambridgeshire description of Little Abington from Kelly's Directory 1929.
- A transcript of the LittleAbington parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1835 Topographical Dictionary of England,
- A transcript of the LittleAbington parish entries from 1929 Kellys Directory of Cambridgeshire
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Little Abington to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL532495 (Lat/Lon: 52.122588, 0.236368), Little Abington 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 Little Abington World War 1 memorial has been transcribed and details of the men provided.