Place:Swavesey, Cambridgeshire, England

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NameSwavesey
Alt namesSuavesysource: Domesday Book (1985) p 48
Suavesyesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 48
TypeVillage
Located inCambridgeshire, England
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Swavesey is a village lying on the Greenwich Meridian in Cambridgeshire, England, with an approximate population of 2,480. The village is situated 9 miles to the north west of Cambridge and 3 miles south east of St. Ives.

Listed as Suauesye in the Domesday Book, the name Swavesey means "landing place (or island) of a man named Swaef".

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