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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Colne


Brief Description:

COLNE, a parish in the hundred of HURSTINGSTONE, county of HUNTINGDON, 2¼ miles (S.E. by S.) from Sornersham, containing 480 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, annexed to the rectory of Somersham, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln. The church, dedicated to St. Helen, is in the early style of English architecture, with a western tower; it contains some remains of figures and armorial bearings in stained glass, and is situated about half a mile from the village.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"
Registration District:
Colne was originally in the St. Ives Registration District from 1st July 1837. Subsequently, it was in the Somersham sub-District. From 1st April 1997, it came directly under the Huntingdon Registration District.

First Appearance of Name:
Domesday Book - 1086
Available Bookstall items:

1841 Census
1851 Census
1891 Census


GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Colne
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