Bottisham  Cambridgeshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Bottisham like this:

BOTTISHAM, a village, a parish, and a subdistrict, in Newmarket district, Cambridge. The village stands on an affluent of the river Cam, 3½ miles NNE of Fulbourn r. station, and 6½ ENE of Cambridge; and it has a post office under Newmarket, and is a seat of petty sessions. The parish includes also the hamlets of Lode and Longmeadow. ...

Acres, 4,700. Real property, £8,830. Pop., 1,508. Houses, 332. The property is much subdivided. Bottisham Hall is the seat of the Jenyns family. Traces exist at Anglesey of an Augustinian priory, founded in the time of Henry I. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £268.* Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is early English, good, and beautiful. The vicarage of Lode is a separate benefice. There are chapels for Independents and Baptists, and two national schools.-The subdistrict contains two parishes and most of another. Acres, with Newmarket subdistrict, 28,323. Pop., 3,373. Houses, 754.

Bottisham through time

Bottisham is now part of East Cambridgeshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how East Cambridgeshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Bottisham itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Bottisham in East Cambridgeshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 11th August 2022

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