Farcet  Huntingdonshire


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

FARCETT, a chapelry in Standground parish, Huntingdon; on the Great Northern railway, near the Old river Nen, 2¾ miles S by E of Peterborough. Post town, Peterborough. Acres, 3, 408. Real property, £8, 391. Pop., 778. Houses, 159. Much of the surface is fen. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Standground, in the diocese of Ely. The church is ancient. There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists, an endowed school, and charities £15.

Farcet through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 27th November 2021

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