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Alconbury Weston

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  • Population in 1801 - 483.
  • Population in 1851 - 967.
  • Population in 1901 - 543.
  • Population in 1951 - 733.
  • Population in 1971 - 748.
  • Population in 1991 - 1342.

ALCONBURY WESTON

[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

"ALCONBURY WESTON, a parish and village in the hundred of Leightonstone, in the county of Huntingdon, 1 mile north-west of Alconbury. The living is a vicarage united with that of Alconbury."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013
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Cemeteries

  • There are no monumental inscriptions for this parish. (Burials took place in Alconbury).
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Census

  • Census information for this parish (1841 - 1891)is held in the Huntingdon Records Office.
  • The full 1841 Census of Alconbury Weston Parish is available as Fiche Set C81.
  • The full 1851 Census of Alconbury Weston Parish is available as Fiche Set C31.
  • A Surname Index of the 1881 Census of the Huntingdon Registration District, in which Alconbury Weston was enumerated (RG11/1602, Folios 17a - 25b), and which took place on 3rd April 1881, is available as fiche set C3.
  • A full transcription of the 1891 Census of the Spaldwick sub-District of the Huntingdon Registration District (RG12/1236) in which Alconbury Weston was enumerated, and which took place on 5th April 1891, has also been produced by the Huntingdonshire FHS (as Fiche C8).
  • The fiche sets mentioned above are available from the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire FHS.
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Churches

  • The Mission Room, Alconbury Weston was built in 1878. Appears to no longer exist ??
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Church History

  • There was no church in Alconbury Weston, only the above Mission Room. The parishioners used Alconbury church.
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Church Records

  • Church records for this parish were kept by Alconbury. See Alconbury. These are available in the Huntingdon Records Office.
  • The Huntingdonshire Marriage Indexes include marriages from Alconbury. These are, at present, issued in alphabetical listings in series: 1601-1700, and 1701-1754, and are available from the Huntingdonshire FHS Bookstall.
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Civil Registration

  • Alconbury Weston was originally in the Registration District of Huntingdon from 1st July 1837. Subsequently, it came under the Spaldwick sub-District, but once again it is now directly under Huntingdon District.
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Gazetteers

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Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL178768 (Lat/Lon: 52.376582, -0.270914), Alconbury Weston which are provided by:

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Names, Geographical

  • Acumesberie (xi cent.),
  • Alchmundesbiri,
  • Alcmundesberi (xii cent.),
  • Alkemundesbiy,
  • Acmundebiry, Aucmundebury,
  • Aumondebiry Weston (xiii cent.),
  • Alkunbiri,
  • Alconbury-cum-Weston (xiv cent.),
  • Wode or Wood Weston (xiv-xvii cent.)
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Poor Houses, Poor Law

  • The parish of Alconbury Weston was in the Huntingdon Union for Poor Law administration.
  • Births and Deaths registered in the Huntingdon Union Workhouse (1838 - 1949) are available, as fiche set D10 from the Huntingdonshire FHS Bookstall.
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Population

  • Population in 1801 - 281.
  • Population in 1851 - 510.
  • Population in 1901 - 293.
  • Population in 1951 - 254.
  • Population in 1971 - 476.
  • Population in 1991 - 753.