In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Wittering like this:
WHITTERING, or Wittering, a parish in the district of Stamford and county of Northampton; 2½ miles NNW of Wansford-Road r. station, and 3½ SSE of Stamford. Post town, Wansford. Acres, 2,690. Real property, £2,558. Pop., 235. Houses, 52. The manor belongs to the Marquis of Exeter. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £112.* Patron, the Marquis of Exeter. The church is partly Norman, partly early English.
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 Wittering has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Peterborough. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Wittering and units named after it.
GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Wittering, in Peterborough and Northamptonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.
Date accessed: 25th May 2013
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