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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Hemingford Grey


Brief Description:

HEMINGFORD (GREY), a parish in the hundred of TOSELAND, county of HUNTINGDON, 1¾ mile (W. by S.) from St. Ives, containing 475 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king’s books at £9.16.10., and in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The church is dedicated to St. James. The river Ouse passes the village. Cowper, the poet, wrote "The Dog and the Water Lily" when on a visit here.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"
Registration District:
Hemingford Grey was originally in the Registration District of St Ives, which later became a sub-district of Huntingdon. Since 1 April 1997, the parish has been now in the Registration District of Huntingdon.

First Appearance of Name:
Hemingford - Charter - 973.
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1841 Census
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1891 Census
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