Newton  Cambridgeshire


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

NEWTON, a parish in Chesterton district, Cambridgeshire; 1¼ mile S E of Harston r. station, and 6 S by W of Cambridge. It has a post-office under Cambridge. Acres, 984. Real property, £1, 927. Pop., 216. Houses, 47. The manor belongs to the Dean and Chapter of Ely; and the manor-house is occupied by a farmer. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the vicarage of Hauxton, in the diocese of Ely. The church is ancient; was restored in 1851; consists of nave, transepts, and chancel-with a tower; and contains an old hexagonal font. There is an endowed school.

Newton through time

Newton 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 Newton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

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


Date accessed: 23rd October 2021

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