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Soham: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1929.

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[Transcribed and edited information mainly from Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire 1929]

"BARRAWAY is a hamlet and chapelry in the parish of Soham, in the Fen lands, near the navigable Ouse, river Cam and Soham lode, 3½; miles south from Ely station on the London and North Eastern railway and 3½; north-west from Soham, in the petty sessional division and union of Newmarket and county court district of Soham; it consists only of a few farmhouses.

The soil is various. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats and beans."

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards ©2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson ©2010]
[mainly from Kelly's Directory of Cambridgeshire 1929]