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Huntingdonshire Parishes - Little Raveley

 

Brief Description:

RAVELEY (LITTLE), a parish in the hundred of HURSTINGSTONE, county of HUNTINGDON, 4¼ miles (S.W. by S.) from Ramsey, containing 68 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and diocese of Lincoln, endowed with 200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Earl of Sandwich. The church is dedicated to St. James. Within the last few years several skeletons were dug, up here in a gravel pit, and a Roman urn of blue earth.

This extract is from "Samuel Lewis Topographical Gazeetter - 1831"
Hundred:
HURSTINGSTONE
Registration District:
The parish of Little Raveley was originally part of the Huntingdon Registration District from 1st July 1837. Subsequently it became part of the Ramsey sub-District. From 1st April 1997 it once again is part of the Huntingdon District.

First Appearance of Name:
Raveley - Charter - 974.
Available Bookstall items:

1841 Census
1851 Census
1891 Census

Links:

GENUKI Huntingdonshire - Little Raveley


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