Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for DRAYTON (Dry)

DRAYTON (Dry), a parish in Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire; on an affluent of the river Ouse, near the Via Devana, 2¾ miles SW of Oakington r. station, and 5¾ NW of Cambridge. It has a post office under Cambridge. Acres, 2, 389. Real property, 2, 636. Pop., 470. Houses, 107. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £320.* Patron, the Rev. Dr. Smith. The church has a brass of 1520, and is good. A school has £13 from endowment, and other charities £10.

(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: Dry Drayton AP/CP       Chesterton RegD/PLU       Cambridgeshire AncC
Place names: DRAYTON     |     DRAYTON DRY     |     DRY DRAYTON
Place: Dry Drayton

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