March  Cambridgeshire


In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles described March like this:

March, market town and par. with ry. sta., Cambridgeshire, on river Nen, 14¼ miles E. of Peterborough, 15½ NW. of Ely, and 82 N. of London by rail, 19,141 ac., pop. 6190; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks, 1 newspaper. Market-day, Wednesday. March has trade in coals, timber, and corn.

March through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 19th April 2024

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