Place:St. Ives Rural, Huntingdonshire, England

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NameSt. Ives Rural
TypeRural district
Located inHuntingdonshire, England     (1894 - 1965)
Also located inHuntingdon and Peterborough, England     (1965 - 1974)
See alsoHuntingdonshire District, Cambridgeshire, Englanddistrict municipality which covers the area since 1974

St Ives Rural District existed in Huntingdonshire, England, from 1894 until 1965 and in the administrative county of Huntingdon and Peterborough from 1965 until 1974. Since 1974 the area has been located in the Huntingdonshire administrative district of Cambridgeshire, England.

List of Parishes

ParishDescriptionDuration Notes
Bluntisham civil parish 1948 - 1965
Bluntisham cum Earith parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Broughton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Bury chapelry, parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Colne chapelry, civil parish 1894 - 1965
Earith chapelry, civil parish 1948 - 1965
Fenstanton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1974
Hemingford Abbots parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Hemingford Grey parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1974
Hilton chapelry, civil parish 1894 - 1965
Holywell cum Needingworth parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Houghton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Houghton and Wyton civil parish 1935 - 1965
Old Hurst chapelry, civil parish 1894 - 1965
Pidley cum Fenton chapelry, civil parish 1894 - 1965
Somersham parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Warboys parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Wistow chapelry, parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Woodhurst chapelry, civil parish 1894 - 1965
Wyton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965

Research Tips

  • Original historical documents relating to Huntingdonshire are held by Cambridgeshire Archives and Local Studies at the County Record Office in Huntingdon.
  • A History of the County of Huntingdon in 3 volumes from British History Online (Victoria County Histories), published 1911. This is by far the most complete history of the parishes of the county to be found online. The chapters are ordered by the divisions of the county called hundreds, but each chapter is linked to the volume's content page.
  • GENUKI has a page on Huntingdonshire and pages for each of the ecclesiastical parishes in the county. These give references to other organizations who hold genealogical information for the local area.
  • The FamilyTree Wiki has a series of pages similar to those provided by GENUKI which may have been prepared at a later date.
  • A Vision of Britain through Time, section "Units and Statistics" leads to analyses of population and organization of the county from about 1800 through 1974. There are pages available for all civil parishes, municipal boroughs and other administrative divisions.
  • Map of Huntingdonshire divisions in 1888 produced by UK Ordnance Survey and provided online by A Vision of Britain through Time
  • Map of Huntingdonshire divisions in 1944 produced by UK Ordnance Survey and provided online by A Vision of Britain through Time