Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for GIDDING (Little)

GIDDING (Little), a parish in the district of Oundle and county of Huntingdon; on Alconbury brook, 6¾ miles SSW of Stilton, and 7 SW of Holme r. station. Post town, Hamerton, under St. Neots. Acres, 713. Real property, £744. Pop., 45. Houses, 13. The property is all in one estate. A protestant nunnery was founded here, in 1625, by Nicholas Ferrars; was visited, in 1633 and 1646, by Charles I.; and was soon afterwards dissolved. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £126. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good and partly modern; and contains monuments of the Ferrars.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Little Gidding CP/AP       Huntingdonshire AncC
Place names: GIDDING     |     GIDDING LITTLE     |     LITTLE GIDDING
Place: Little Gidding

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