Place:


Eltisley  Cambridgeshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Eltisley like this:

ELTISLEY, a parish in Caxton district, Cambridge; contiguous with Hunts, 2½ miles WNW of Caxton, and 5¾ N of Gamlingay r. station. Post town, Caxton, under Royston. Acres, 1, 922. Real property, £1, 559-Pop., 478. Houses, 97. The property is much sub-divided. A nunnery stood here in the Saxon times; is said to have been the burial-place of Pandionia, a Scottish princess; and was destroyed about the time of the Conquest. ...


The parish is a meet of the Cambridgeshire hounds. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £51. Patron, G. O. Newton, Esq. The church is good; and there are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists.

Eltisley through time

Eltisley is now part of South Cambridgeshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Cambridgeshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Eltisley itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Eltisley in South Cambridgeshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/3249

Date accessed: 12th December 2017


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