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 FENSTANTON is a parish and village 2 miles from St. Ives, in the hundred of Toseland, union of St. Ives, county court district of Huntingdon, diocese of Ely, archdeaconry of Huntingdon, and rural deanery of St. Ives. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. The living is a vicarage, annual value รบ240, with residence, in the gift of the Master and Fellows of Trinity Hall, Cambridge. The Baptists and Congregationalists have each a chapel. There is a day school; Robert Wilson, master. The acreage is 2,404, of which the chief owners are Messrs. T. Coote, W. Ingle, G. Emery, and Mrs. Langley. The lord of the manor is John L. Ffytche, Esq. The population is about 1,074. The nearest money order, telegraph office, and post town is St. Ives.


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Cowling Miss

Emery George, Esq.

Hewlins Richard, Esq.

Hitch Mr. Edward

Long Mr. John

Mence W. H. D. Esq. surgeon

Walton Mrs.

Watson Haylock, Esq.


Allin Robert, bricklayer

Allpress C. H. butcher

Baker George, beer retailer

Bunting Arthur, builder

Buttress William, general dealer

Cattell William, blacksmith

Chamberlain Mrs. beer retailer

Chambers Robert, saddle and harness maker

Chandler Mrs. "Woolpack"

Coote Thomas, coal merchant

Cordell James, miller

Daniels Buckle, beer retailer

Day John, saddle and harness maker

Franklin Henry G. bootmaker and shopkeeper

Gifford Thomas, baker

Harding Merrington, tailor

Hodge John, bricklayer

Hunt Alfred, baker

Hunt Mrs. beer retailer

Lander George, blacksmith

Leggett Robert, the "Crown"

Lincoln, bootmaker

Makeham John, grocer, miller, &c.

Munns Mrs. market gardener

Odams and Son, brewers

Peters William, general dealer

Powney John, painter and plumber

Quenby Henry, market gardener

Randall James, tailor

Saint William, wheelwright, coal merchant, and vict. the "George"

Sansom James, horse slaughterer and vict. the "Rose and Crown"

Sbadbolt William, baker Smith James, carpenter and wheelwright

Smith Uriah, beer retailer

Sparrow Thomas, baker

Thackray B. beer retailer

Thornton William, "White Horse"

Wallman William, bootmaker

Whitehead George W. grocer

Witherow Joseph, bricklayer

Witherow Stephen, shopkeeper



Allpress George, and landowner

Chandler Thomas

Coote Thomas, and landowner

Crisswell Thomas

Earl Robert

Gunnel David

Hardy James

Hodson William

Inskip Thomas

Odams and Son

Wilson William

Transcription copyright Nigel Penton Tilbury 2000


Extracted from J.G. Harrod & Co's 

Royal County Directory of Huntingdonshire 1877 

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