Place:Sibson-cum-Stibbington, Huntingdonshire, England

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NameSibson-cum-Stibbington
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates52.571°N 0.393°W
Located inHuntingdonshire, England     (1935 - 1965)
Also located inHuntingdon and Peterborough, England     (1965 - 1974)
Cambridgeshire, England     (1974 - )
See alsoNorman Cross Rural, Huntingdonshire, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Huntingdonshire District, Cambridgeshire, Englanddistrict municipality of which it has been part since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog
the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Sibson-cum-Stibbington is a civil parish now in the Huntingdonshire administrative district of Cambridgeshire, England. The parish includes the villages of Sibson and Stibbington, together with Wansford railway station.

From 1894 to 1935 the parish was under the administrative responsibility of Barnack Rural District in the Soke of Peterborough even though the parish was then in County of Huntingdonshire. In 1935 it transferred to Norman Cross Rural District until 1974.

Sibson

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Sibson is a village now in the far northwest corner of Huntingdonshire District in Cambridgeshire, England in the civil parish of Sibson-cum-Stibbington. It is near Wansford in the city of Peterborough. Sibson Aerodrome is 1 km south of the village.

Stibbington

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Stibbington is a village which lies in a loop of the River Nene and in the civil parish of Sibson-cum-Stibbington. It is near Wansford on the Great North Road, in the city of Peterborough.

The village is about 6½ miles from Peterborough. The church stands about a quarter of a mile east of the Great North Road near the ford to Sutton. Stibbington Hall, near the church, is a 17th-century house. Stibbington House lies between the Oundle Road and the Nene, and was the residence of Sir Stephen Hastings. Stibbington Manor Farm, on the south-west side of the road near Sibson Manor House, was built about 1625.

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  • Original historical documents relating to Huntingdonshire are held by Cambridgeshire Archives and Local Studies at the County Record Office in Huntingdon.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
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