Place:Norman Cross Rural, Huntingdonshire, England

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NameNorman Cross 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

Norman Cross 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.

Norman Cross Rural District was located in the northern part of Huntingdonshire.

List of Parishes

ParishDescriptionDuration Notes
Alwalton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Caldecote parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1935 abolished 1935
Chesterton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Denton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965 abolished 1935
Denton and Caldecote civil parish 1935 - 1965 formed in 1935 from the parishes of Denton and Caldecote
Elton parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 - 1974
Farcet chapelry, civil parish 1894 - 1965
Fletton civil parish 1894 - 1905 transferred to Old Fletton Urban District in 1905
Folksworth parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1935 abolished 1935
Folksworth and Washingley civil parish 1935 - 1965 formed in 1935 from the parishes of Folksworth and Washingley
Glatton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Haddon parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Holme hamlet, chapelry, civil parish 1894 - 1965
Morborne parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Orton Longueville parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Orton Waterville parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Sibson cum Stibbington parish (ancient), civil parish 1935 - 1974 transferred from Barnack Rural District in the Soke of Peterborough in 1935
Stanground parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1905 transferred to Old Fletton Urban District in 1905
Stilton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Washingley parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1935 abolished 1935
Water Newton parish (ancient), civil parish 1894 - 1965
Woodston civil parish 1894 - 1905 transferred to Old Fletton Urban District in 1905
Yaxley 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  • Original historical documents relating to Huntingdonshire are held by Cambridgeshire Archives and Local Studies at the County Record Office in Huntingdon.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