Descriptive Gazetteer Entry for SHINGAY, or Shengay

SHINGAY, or Shengay, a parish in the district of Royston and county of Cambridge; on the river Cam, 5 miles NNW of Royston r. station. Post town, Arrington, under Royston. Acres, 754. Real property, £1,458. Pop., 128. Houses, 26. The property belongs to the Earl of Hardwicke. A preceptory was founded here, in 1140, by Sybilla, daughter of Roger de Montgomery. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to Wendy.

(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: Shingay CP/AP       Cambridgeshire AncC
Place names: SHENGAY     |     SHINGAY     |     SHINGAY OR SHENGAY
Place: Shingay

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