"BOTOLPH-BRIDGE, (or Bottle Bridge) a parish joined with Orton Longville, in the hundred of Norman Cross, in the county of Huntingdon, 2 miles to the south-west of Peterborough, its post town. It lies near the river Nen, and the Great Northern and London and North-Western railways. The living is a rectory* united with that of Orton Longville, in the diocese of Ely. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is decayed.
by Colin Hinson ©2013
- The church of All Saints was pulled down in 1695, and the materials were used to repair and enlarge the church at Orton Longueville. However, the church is mentioned in the Domesday survey of 1086.
- The former parish is now part of Orton Longueville, and events are now incorporated in the latter's Registers. However, the following separate registers of Botolphbridge still exist:
- The following are available in the Huntingdon Records Office.
- Baptisms: 1556-1680, 1745-46*
- Marriages: 1558-1677, 1695-1695/6*
- Burials: 1556-1675/6, 1745-46*
- Bishop's Transcripts: 1604-5, 1608-12, 1617-19, 1664/
- *These registers include entries for Orton Longueville.
- The Huntingdonshire Marriage Indexes include marriages from Botolphbridge and Orton Longueville. These are, at present, issued in alphabetical listings in series: 1601-1700, and 1701-1754, and are available from the Cambridgeshire and Huntingdonshire FHS.
- A transcript of the BotolphBridge parish entries from Stepehen Whatley's 1750 Topographical Gazetteer of England,
- A transcript of the Botolphbridge parish entries from 1932 Victoria County Series
- A transcript of the BotolphBridge parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1835 Topographical Dictionary of England,
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- Bottebridge (xiv cent.)