Place:Cottenham, Cambridgeshire, England

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NameCottenham
Alt namesCotehamsource: Domesday Book (1985) p 47
TypeVillage
Coordinates52.3°N 0.15°E
Located inCambridgeshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Cottenham is a village in Cambridgeshire, England. It is close to The Fens. Before the fens were drained in the 19th century Cottenham was on the last contour before the waterlogged marshes, with Ely being the nearest dry land around to the north-east.

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