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Cambridgeshire - Fen Ditton

Fen Ditton Almshouses early 20th century

"FEN DITTON is a parish and village on the east bank of the river Cam, at the juncture of the Fleam Dyke, 2½ miles north-north-east from Cambridge, in the hundred of Flendish, Bottisham petty sessional division, union of Chesterton, Cambridge county court district, rural deanery of Quy and archdeaconry and diocese of Ely."

"The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats, beans and peas. The area is 1,915 acres of land and inland water; the population in 1921 was 781."

[Kelly's Directory - Cambridgeshire - 1929]  

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