Cambridgeshire - About the Parishes


Place Name


Meaning

Poor Law Union
/ Reg District

Ordnance Survey Ref


Easting


Northing

Abington Piggots

Royston

TL3044

830

244

Arrington

Caxton

TL3250

832

250

Ashley cum Silverley

Ash Tree Wood with …

Newmarket

TL6961

869

261

Babraham

Linton

TL5150

851

250

Balsham

TL5849

858

249

Barrington

Royston

TL3949

839

249

Bartlow

Linton

TL5845

858

245

Barton

Barley farm or Outlying grange for storing crops

Chesterton

TL4055

840

255

Bassingbourn

Royston

TL3244

832

244

Benwick

North Witchford

TL3490

834

290

Bottisham

Newmarket

TL5460

854

260

Bourn

Place by a spring or stream

Caxton

TL3256

832

256

Boxworth

St Ives

TL3464

834

264

Brinkley

Newmarket

TL6254

862

254

Burrough Green

Newmarket

TL6355

863

255

Burwell

Spring by a fort

Newmarket

TL5866

858

266

Caldecote

Cold cottage(s) or hut(s); Shelter for travellers

Caxton

TL3456

834

256

Cambridge

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, All Saints

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, Holy Sepulchre

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, Holy Trinity

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, Queens College

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Andrew the Great

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Andrew the Less

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Benedict

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Botolph

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Clement

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Edward

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Giles

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Mary the Great

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Mary the Less

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Michael

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Cambridge, St Peter

Bridge on the Granta ('fen river')

Cambridge

TL4658

846

258

Carlton-cum-Willingham

Farm or enclosure of the free peasants with …

Linton

TL6453

864

253

Castle Camps

Linton

TL6343

863

243

Caxton

Caxton

TL3058

830

258

Chatteris

Forest stream

North Witchford

TL3985

839

285

Cherry Hinton

Chesterton

TL4856

848

256

Chesterton

Farm by Roman fort

TL4660

846

260

Chettisham

Ely

TL5483

854

283

Cheveley

Newmarket

TL6860

868

260

Childerley

Chesterton

TL3559

835

259

Chippenham

Cippa's enclosure or water meadow

Newmarket

TL6669

866

269

Comberton

Chesterton

TL3856

838

256

Conington

St Ives

TL3266

832

266

Coton

Place of cottages,cottage farm

Chesterton

TL4058

840

258

Cottenham

Cotta's homestead

Chesterton

Coveney

Ely

TL4882

848

282

Croxton

Krokr's farm or enclosure

Caxton

TL2459

824

259

Croydon

Crow Valley with …

Caxton

TL3149

831

249

Doddington

Farm or enclosure of Dodda's or Dudda's people

North Witchford

TL3990

839

290

Downham

Hill homestead

Ely

TL5284

852

284

Dry Drayton

Dry farm by a place of portage

Chesterton

TL3862

838

262

Dullingham

Homestead of Dulla's people

Newmarket

TL6257

862

257

Duxford, St John

Linton

TL4745

847

245

Duxford, St Peter

Linton

TL4745

847

245

East Hatley

Wood on or by a hart-shaped hill

Caxton

TL2850

828

250

Elm

Wisbech

TF4706

847

306

Elsworth

Caxton

TL3163

831

263

Eltisley

Caxton

TL2759

827

259

Ely

Eel district

Ely

TL5480

854

280

Ely, College

Eel district

Ely

TL5480

854

280

Ely, St Mary

Eel district

Ely

TL5480

854

280

Ely, Trinity

Eel district

Ely

TL5480

854

280

Ely, Trinity & Mary Common Land

Eel district

Ely

TL5480

854

280

Ely, Trinity & St Mary

Eel district

Ely

TL5480

854

280

Fen Ditton

Fen farm surrounded by a moat or by a ditch; farm near or with a ditch

Chesterton

TL4860

848

260

Fen Drayton

Fen farm by a place of portage

St Ives

TL3368

833

268

Fordham

Homestead or enclosure by a ford

Newmarket

TL6270

862

270

Fowlmere

Bird marsh

Royston

TL4245

842

245

Foxton

Royston

TL4148

841

248

Fulbourn All Saints

Chesterton

TL5156

851

256

Fulbourn St Vigor

Chesterton

TL5156

851

256

Gamlingay

Caxton

TL2352

823

252

Girton

Chesterton

TL4282

842

282

Grantchester

Chesterton

TL4355

843

255

Graveley

TL2464

824

264

Great Abington

Linton

TL5348

853

248

Great Eversden

Caxton

TL3653

836

253

Great Shelford

Shallow ford

Chesterton

TL4652

846

252

Great Wilbraham

Chesterton

TL5457

854

257

Grunty Fen

Ely

TL4876

848

276

Guilden Morden

Royston

TL2743

827

243

Guyhirn

TF4003

840

303

Haddenham

Haeda's homestead

Ely

TL4675

846

275

Hardwick

Farm with a herd or flock (sheep farm)

Caxton

TL3758

837

258

Harlton

Chesterton

TL3852

838

252

Harston

Chesterton

TL4251

842

251

Haslingfield

Chesterton

TL4052

840

252

Hatley St George

Wood on or by a hart-shaped hill

Caxton

TL2851

828

251

Hauxton

Chesterton

TL4352

843

252

Hildersham

Linton

TL5448

854

248

Hinxton

Linton

TL4945

849

245

Histon

Chesterton

TL4363

843

263

Horningsea

Chesterton

TL4962

849

262

Horseheath

Linton

TL6147

861

247

Ickleton

Linton

TL4943

849

243

Impington

Chesterton

TL4463

844

263

Isleham

Newmarket

TL6474

864

274

Kennett

Newmarket

TL6968

869

268

Kingston

King's farmstead or manor

Caxton

TL3455

834

255

Kirtling

Newmarket

TL6856

868

256

Knapwell

Caxton

TL3362

833

262

Landbeach

Chesterton

TL4765

847

265

Landwade

Land ford

Newmarket

TL6268

862

268

Leverington

Wisbech

TF4411

844

311

Linton

'Flax farm' or 'lime-tree farm'

TL5646

856

246

Litlington

Enclosure of Lytel's people

Royston

TL3142

831

242

Little Abington

Linton

TL5349

853

249

Little Eversden

Caxton

TL3753

837

253

Little Gransden

Caxton

TL2755

827

255

Little Shelford

Shallow ford

Chesterton

TL4551

845

251

Little Wilbraham

Chesterton

TL5458

854

258

Littleport

Small market or town

Ely

TL5686

856

286

Lolworth

St Ives

TL3664

836

264

Long Stanton, All Saints

Chesterton

TL3966

839

266

Long Stanton, St Michael

Chesterton

TL3966

839

266

Long Stowe

Caxton

TL3055

830

255

Madingley

Chesterton

TL3960

839

260

Manea

North Witchford

TL4889

848

289

March

Boundary

North Witchford

TL4196

841

296

Melbourn

Stream alongside which milds (various thick-leaved plants) grow.

Royston

TL3844

838

244

Meldreth

Royston

TL3746

837

246

Mepal

Ely

TL4480

844

280

Milton

Middle or Mill farm

Chesterton

TL4762

847

262

Newmarket

TL6463

864

263

Newmarket, All Saints

New market

Newmarket

TL6463

864

263

Newton (Foxton)

New farm or enclosure

Chesterton

TL4349

843

249

Newton (Leverington)

New farm or enclosure

Wisbech

TF4314

843

314

Oakington

Chesterton

TL4164

841

264

Orwell

Treasure spring (spring where valuables are thrown in for luck)

Caxton

TL3650

836

250

Over

River bank

St Ives

TL3770

837

270

Pampisford

Linton

TL4948

849

248

Papworth Everard

Caxton

TL2863

828

263

Papworth St Agnes

Caxton

TL2664

826

264

Parson Drove

Wisbech

TF3708

837

308

Rampton

Chesterton

TL4267

842

267

Sawston

Linton

TL4849

848

249

Shepreth

Sheep stream

Royston

TL3947

839

247

Shingay

Royston

TL3046

830

246

Shudy Camps

Linton

TL6144

861

244

Snailwell

Newmarket

TL6467

864

267

Soham

Homestead by a lake

Newmarket

TL5974

859

274

Stapleford

Ford marked by a post

Chesterton

TL4751

847

251

Steeple Morden

Royston

TL2842

828

242

Stetchworth

Tree-stump enclosure

Newmarket

TL6458

864

258

Stow cum Quy

Place or Assembly place or Holy place or monastery with …

Chesterton

TL5260

852

260

Stretham

Homestead by a road

Ely

TL5174

851

274

Stuntney

TL5578

855

278

Sutton

Southern enclosure or farm

Ely

TL4479

844

279

Swaffham Bulbeck

Homestead of the Swabian(s)

Newmarket

TL5562

855

262

Swaffham Prior, St Cyriac & Julitta

Homestead of the Swabian(s)

Newmarket

TL5764

857

264

Swaffham Prior, St Mary

Homestead of the Swabian(s)

Newmarket

TL5764

857

264

Swavensey (now Swavesey)

St Ives

TL3668

836

268

Tadlow

Caxton

TL2847

828

247

Teversham

Chesterton

TL4958

849

258

Thetford

People's ford, public ford

Ely

TL5477

854

277

Thorney

Thorn-tree island

TF2804

828

304

Thriplow

Royston

TL4346

843

246

Toft

Plot of ground on which a building stands, site of a homestead

Caxton

TL3656

836

256

Trumpington

Enclosure of Trumpa's people

Chesterton

TL4454

844

254

Tydd St Giles

Wisbech

TF4216

842

316

Waterbeach

Stream

Chesterton

TL4965

849

265

Welches Dam

North Witchford

TL4686

846

286

Wendy-with-Shingay

Royston

TL3247

832

247

Wentworth

Ely

TL4778

847

278

West Wickham

Dairy-farm homestead, Homestead by a Roman settlement

Linton

TL6149

861

249

West Wratting

Place abounding in crosswort

Linton

TL6051

860

251

Westley Waterless

Newmarket

TL6256

862

256

Weston Colville

Western farm or enclosure…

Linton

TL6153

861

253

Whaddon

Wheat hill

Royston

TL3546

835

246

Whittlesey

Wittel's island

Whittlesey

TL2797

827

297

Whittlesey, St Andrew

TL2797

827

297

Whittlesey, St Mary

Wittel's island

Whittlesey

TL2797

827

297

Whittlesford

Wittel's ford

Linton

TL4748

847

248

Wicken

Place at the dwellings, dairy farm

Newmarket

TL5670

856

270

Wilburton

Wilburg's (a woman's name) farm by the fort

Ely

TL4874

848

274

Willingham

Homestead of Wifel's people. Homestead of Willa's people

Chesterton

TL4070

840

270

Wimpole

Caxton

TL3350

833

250

Wisbech

Valley of the swampy river

Wisbech

TF4609

846

309

Wisbech, St Mary

Valley of the swampy river

Wisbech

TF4609

846

309

Wisbech, St Peter

Valley of the swampy river

Wisbech

TF4609

846

309

Witcham

Ely

TL4679

846

279

Witchford

Ely

TL5078

850

278

Wood Ditton

Newmarket

TL6658

866

258

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