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
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source: Family History Library Catalog


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Cottenham is a 2927 hectare civil parish centred upon a village of the same name within Cambridgeshire, England. Cottenham is one of the larger dormitory villages surrounding the city of Cambridge, located around five miles north of the city. The population of the civil parish at the 2011 Census was 6095. Cottenham is one of a number of villages that make up the historical Fen Edge region in between Cambridge and Ely, which were originally settlements on the shore of the marshes close to the city of Cambridge, then an inland port.

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