Brinkley  Cambridgeshire


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

BRINKLEY, a parish in Newmarket district, Cambridge; 3 miles E of Six-Mile-Bottom r. station, and 5½ S by W of Newmarket. It has a post office under Newmarket. Acres, 1,500. Real property, £2,257. Pop., 317. Houses, 66. The property is divided among a few. Brinkley Hall is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £241.* Patron, St. John's College, Cambridge. The church is old but good. There is an endowed school with £35 a year.

Brinkley through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 24th May 2022

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