In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Hurstingstone like this:
HURSTINGSTONE, a hundred in Huntingdon; named from an ancient stone near Old Hurst; and containing Old Hurst parish, twenty-two other parishes, and part of another. Acres, 72, 670. Pop. in 1851, 20, 946; in 1861, 19, 961. Houses, 4, 323.
A Vision of Britain through Time includes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Hurstingstone has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Huntingdonshire. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Hurstingstone and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Hurstingstone in Huntingdonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 19th May 2013
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