Foxton  Cambridgeshire


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

FOXTON, a village and a parish in the district of Royston and county of Cambridge. The village stands near the Hitchen andrailway, 6½ miles NE of Royston; has a post office under Royston, and a r. station; was once a market-town; and has still a fair on Easter Monday. The parish comprises 1, 727 acres. Real property, £3, 006. Pop., 405. Houses, 90. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £79.* Patron, the Bishop of Peterborough. The church is good; and there are town-lands with £12.

Foxton through time

Foxton 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 Foxton itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 23rd October 2021

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