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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Fenstanton


Brief Description:

FEN-STANTON, a parish in the hundred of TOSELAND, county of HUNTINGDON, 2½ miles (S. by E.) from St. Ives, containing 776 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage with the perpetual curacy of Hilton annexed, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 11.11.5½., and in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The church is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul. Joseph Ellis, in 1728, endowed a school with about 10 a year, for teaching four children of Fen-Stanton, and four of Fen-Drayton. The river Ouse runs through the parish.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"
Registration District:
Fen Stanton was in the St Ives Registration District from 1st July 1837. This later became a sub-District of Huntingdon until 31st March 1997, since when it has been in the Huntingdon Registration District.

First Appearance of Name:
Charter - 1012.
Available Bookstall items:

1841 Census
1851 Census
1891 Census

Monumental Inscriptions
Local Huntingdonshire History - Beyond Yesterday (A History of Fenstanton)
Old Fenstanton – a collection of photographs (68 old photos + map c.1900)


GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Fenstanton
Roll of Honour - Huntingdonshire War Memorials

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