Little Gidding  Huntingdonshire


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

GIDDING (Little), a parish in the district of Oundle and county of Huntingdon; on Alconbury brook, 6¾ miles SSW of Stilton, and 7 SW of Holme r. station. Post town, Hamerton, under St. Neots. Acres, 713. Real property, £744. Pop., 45. Houses, 13. The property is all in one estate. ...

A protestant nunnery was founded here, in 1625, by Nicholas Ferrars; was visited, in 1633 and 1646, by Charles I.; and was soon afterwards dissolved. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £126. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is good and partly modern; and contains monuments of the Ferrars.

Little Gidding through time

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

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Little Gidding in Huntingdonshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 05th April 2020

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