Coates  Cambridgeshire


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

COATES, a chapelry in Whittlesey-St. Mary parish, Cambridge; adjacent to the Peterborough and Ely railway, 1½ mile NE of Eastrea r. station, and 3 E by N of Whittlesey. It was constituted in 1850; and it has a post office under Peterborough. Pop., 1, 394. Houses, 300. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £70.* Patron, alt. the Lord Chancellor and Mr. Childers. There are a Wesleyan chapel and a n. school.

Additional information about this locality is available for Whittlesey

Coates through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 30th June 2022

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