Place:


Guilden Morden  Cambridgeshire

 

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

GUILDEN-MORDEN, a parish in the district of Royston and county of Cambridge; on the river Rhea, adjacent to Beds and Herts, 5 miles N of Ashwell r. station, and 6 NW of Royston Post town, Steeple-Morden, under Royston. Acres, 2, 506. Real property, £4, 508. Pop., 906. Houses, 192. The property is much subdivided. ...


The manor belongs to Lord Hardwicke. Large quantities of coprolites are obtained. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £350. Patron, Jesus College, Cambridge. The church consists of nave, chancel, and aisles, with porch and tower; was repaired in 1856; and has monuments of the Hayes and the Storeys. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £19.

Guilden Morden through time

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

How to reference this page:

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

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1595

Date accessed: 18th May 2022


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