Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for LANDBEACH

LANDBEACH, a parish in Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire; 1½ mile W by N of Waterbeach r. station, and 5 NNE of Cambridge. It has a post-office under Cambridge. Acres, 2,490. Real property, £3,802. Pop., 441. Houses, 116. The property is chiefly divided among seven. The manor of Chamberlayne belongs to Corpus Christi college; and that of Bray to the University of Cambridge. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £800.* Patron, Corpus Christi College, Cambridge. The church is of stone and rubble, in the pointed style, and in good condition. There are a Baptist chapel and a charity school. Rewley, the chaplain of Lord Bacon, and Masters, the historian of Corpus Christi college, were rectors.


(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))

Linked entities:
Feature Description: "a parish"   (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")
Administrative units: Landbeach AP/CP       Chesterton PLU/RegD       Cambridgeshire AncC
Place: Landbeach

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