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    Abintone: Picot from the king; Count Alan; Aubrey de Vere and Firmatus from him. 2 mills.
    Now 2 villages, Great Abington and Little Abington, on either side of Abington Hall Park.

    Abington Pigotts
    Abintone: King's land and Alwin Cock from the king; Hugh from Bishop of Winchester; Earl Roger; 2 men-at-arms from Hardwin of Scales; Picot of Cambridge.
    Down Hall with moat and 15th century gatehouse; 17th century Manor Farm.

    Erningtone: Earl Roger; Fulkwy from Count Alan.

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    Esselie: Evrard from Aubrey de Vere.

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    Badburgh / Badbur(g)ham: Picot from the king; Hardwin from Abbot of Ely; Brian Ralph from Count Alan; Picot from Eudo FitzHubert; Hardwin of Scales and Durand from him; Firmatus from Aubrey de Vere; Robert Fafiton; Countess Judith.
    18th century alms houses. 19th century Babraham Hall is used by the Institute of Animal Physiology.

    Bellingeham: Ordmer from Count Alan. 2 mills.
    Badlingham Manor.

    Bele(s)ham: Abbot of Ely and Hardwin from him; Aelmer from Count Alan; Hardwin of Scales. Mill.

    Bercheham: A freeman from Abbot of Ely; Ansketel, Morin and a freeman from Count Alan. 2 mills.
    Barham Hall.

    Barenton(e): Chatteris Church; Picot from Count Alan; Walter from Walter Giffard; Robert Gernon; Ralph from Picot of Cambridge. 2 mills.
    On the River Cam (also known as the River Rhee).

    Bertone: Robert from Count of Mortain; Humphrey from Guy de Raimbeaucourt; William of Keynes.
    Old and modern houses. The radio telescopes used by the University of Cambridge are to the south.

    Basingborne: Bishop of Winchester; Count Alan; Leofing from Hardwin of Scales. 4 mills.

    Bodichessham: Walter Giffard, formerly Earl Harold. 4 mills, 4000 eels.

    Brone / Bruna / Brune: Ramsey Church; Aelmer from Count Alan; Picot of Cambridge; Peter de Valognes.
    Bourn Mill, the oldest surviving postmill in the country (1636), is in working order.

    Bochesuuorde: Ramsey Church; 2 freemen from Count Alan; Picot from Robert Gernon; 6 freemen from Gilbert de Ghent; Payne from Hardwin of Scales.

    Burrough Green
    Burch: Count Alan. Park for woodland beasts.
    Large green; Tudor Burrough Green Hall.

    Burewelle: Abbot of Ramsey. 10 hides and 1 virgate. Land for 16 ploughs. 42 villagers, 8 slaves. 2 mills. Total value 16; TRE 20. In lordship of St Benedict's Church.

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    Caldecote: Aelmer from Count Alan; 2 men-at-arms from Hardwin of Scales; David d'Argenton.

    Grante / Grentebridge: Count Alan; Count of Mortain from Judicael; Ralph Banks; Roger, Bishop Remigius's man; Erchenger; Picot of Cambridge. Castle, 5 mills.
    Famous university city on the River Cam; Peterhouse, its oldest college, was founded in 1280. The Romans and Saxons had settlements here. The tower of St. Benet's Church is Saxon. Fine old buildings, museums and churches.

    Carle(n)tone: Wymarc from Count Alan; Walter de Grandcourt and the Abbot of Cluny from William de Warenne; 2 men-at-arms from Hardwin of Scales; Countess Judith, formerly Earl Harold.

    Castle Camps
    Canpas: Thurstan holds 2 hides from Robert Gernon. Land for 6 ploughs. 8 villagers, 8 smallholders, 6 slaves; meadow; woodland. Value 4; TRE 40s. Leofsi held it under Earl Harold. Aubrey de Vere holds 2 hides. Land for 11 ploughs. 17 villagers, 4 smallholders, 6 slaves. Meadow; woodland. Total value 15, TRE 12. Wulfwin, King Edward's thane, held this manor.
    2 villages, with Shudy Camps; some earthworks remain from de Vere's castle.

    Caustone: Hardwin of Scales.
    On Roman Ermine Street; once a coaching village - 2 houses were coaching inns in Tudor times. A restored gibbet stands to the north.

    Cetriz: Abbot of Ely before and after 1066; Ramsey Church. Fisheries (1500 eels).
    Small fenland town, site of a pre-Conquest Benedictine monastery which was dissolved in 1538; a few stones remain.

    Cherry Hinton
    Hintone: Count Alan. 4 mills.
    Suburb of Cambridge. The War Ditches are the remains of an Iron Age encampment where a massacre took place.

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    Cestretone: King's land. 1000 eels, honey, corn, malt.
    Factory suburb of Cambridge.

    Chavelai: King's land; Enisant from Count Alan. Honey, corn, malt.
    Surrounded by Newmarket's stud farms.

    Cilderlai / Cildrelai: Bishop of Lincoln; Robert from Picot of Cambridge; Picot from Countess Judith.
    Childerley Hall (now in Dry Drayton village) where Charles I was held for 14 days in 1647.

    Chipeham: Geoffrey de Mandeville; fishpond.
    Near one of the few undrained fens.

    Chishella / helle: Guy and Anselm from Count Eustace; Richard from William de Warenne; Roger d'Auberville; William Cardon from Geoffrey de Mandeville (who claimed back the land).
    Now a village, Great Chishill and Little Chishill, a small village.


    Bertone: King's land; 2 men from Picot of Cambridge; William of Keynes; Erchenger the baker.
    16th, 17th and 18th century houses, thatched cottages and 2 dovecotes (now cottages); site of a Roman villa.

    Con / Cunitone: Picot from Robert Gernon; 8 freemen from Gilbert de Ghent; Payne from Hardwin of Scales.
    17th century Conington Hall.

    Coteham: Abbot of Ely before and after 1066; Crowland Church; Roger from Picot of Cambridge; Picot from Church of Ely and from Church of St. Guthlac. 1000 eels.
    Many of Samuel Pepys' relatives lived here. A tower windmill is now a water tower.

    Crochestone: Aethelwulf from Hardwin of Scales; David d'Argenton. 500 eels.
    In Croxton Park, which has a lake and Georgian house.

    Crauuedene: Earl Roger; Aelmer and Fulkwy from Count Alan; Humphrey from Eudo FitzHubert; 2 men-at-arms from Hardwin of Scales; Ansketel and Alfred from Picot of Cambridge.
    Croydon Wilds Wood is famous for birds and butterflies.

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    Dodinton: Abbot of Ely. Fisheries (27,150 eels).
    On a large fen 'island'. It was the country's largest parish in medieval times and site of the Bishop of Ely's palace.

    Duneham: Abbot of Ely. Fisheries (300 eels).
    On a fen 'island'. Remains of the 15th century palace of the bishops of Ely are now the outbuildings of Tower Farm.

    Dry Drayton
    Draitone: Crowland Church; monks of Swavesey from Count Alan; Payne from Hardwin of Scales; Asgot from Robert Fafiton; Roger from Countess Judith. Marsh.
    Childerley Hall (
    see Childerley).

    Dulingham / Dulling(e)ham: St. Wandrille's; 2 men-at-arms from Count Alan; Hardwin of Scales; Roger from Picot of Cambridge.

    Dochesuuorde / Dodesuuorde: Gerard from Count Alan; Arnulf and Guy from Count Eustace; Robert de Tosny; Robert Gernon; Payne from Hardwin of Scales. 4 mills.
    Chemical works.

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    East Hatley
    Hatelai: Aelmer from Count Alan; Humphrey from Eudo FitzHubert; Picot of Cambridge.

    Elesuuorde: Ramsey Church; 2 freemen from Gilbert de Ghent; Payne from Hardwin of Scales.
    Tudor Low Farm, formerly the Guildhall.

    Hecteslei: Canons of Bayeux.
    Thatched and timbered houses. A spring, St. Pandiana's Well, is named after an Irish king's daughter who came to the pre-Conquest nunnery here.

    Ely / i: Abbot of Ely. Fisheries, vines.
    Small cathedral city on high fenland. The Saxons took their last stand against the Normans here. Etheldreda, daughter of the king of the East Angles, founded a monastery here in 673; sacked by the Danes in 870, it was rebuilt in the 12th century as an abbey and made a cathedral when the diocese of Ely was created in 1109. The famous octagonal tower was completed in 1342.

    Au(e)resdone: Robert and 2 Englishmen from Count Alan; Durand from Hardwin of Scales; Hugh de Bernières; Picot and Humphrey from Guy de Raimbeaucourt.
    Now 2 small villages, Great and Little Eversden.

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    Fen Drayton
    Draitone: 2 freemen from the king before and after 1066; Ramsey Church; 5 freemen from Count Alan (they held it from Edeva before 1066); Gilbert de Ghent; Roger from Picot of Cambridge.
    Market-gardening. An 18th century cottage with a Dutch inscription, 'Nothing Without Labour' is said to be home of Cornelius Vermuyden, famous fen-drainer.

    Fordeham / Forham: King's land and Bruman from the king; Wymarc from Count Alan. 2 mills. Honey, corn, malt.
    On the River Snail; watermill.

    Fugelesmara / Fuglemære: 2 men-at-arms from Count Alan; Robert Gernon. Mill.
    Small ring of earthworks, Round Moats.

    Foxetune: Chatteris Church before and after 1066; Sigar from Geoffrey de Mandeville; Robert Gernon who appropriated mill from Geoffrey. Mill.
    Thatched houses.

    Fuleberne: Picot of Cambridge; Abbot of Ely; Count Alan; Geoffrey de Mandeville; John FitzWaleran. Mill.
    Large. The sails of its 200 year old smock mill are still intact.

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    Gamelinge(i): Eudo FitzHubert; Ranulf brother of Ilger; 2 men from Robert Fafiton.
    17th century almshouses.

    Gretone: Morin from Count of Mortain; Ramsey Church; William from Picot of Cambridge.
    Adjoins Girton College, the first Cambridge women's college (1873).

    Granteseta: Robert [Fafiton] holds 2 hides and 3 virgates. Land for 4 ploughs. 4 villagers, 7 smallholders, 22 cottagers. Mill at 40s; 500 eels from weir. Total value 7; TRE 10. Earl Algar's man and Earl Waltheof's men held this land.

    Gravelei: Ramsey Church.

    Guilden Morden
    Mordune: Picot [of Cambridge] holds 3 hides. Land for 7 ploughs. 8 villagers, 11 smallholders, 18 cottagers. Mill; meadow; pasture for village livestock. Total value 6 10s; TRE 10.

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    Hadreham: 7 freemen from Abbot of Ely.
    On a high fen 'island', 116ft above sea-level.

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    Haneia: Abbot of Ely.
    Now Henny Farm.

    Harduic: Abbot of Ely and Ralph from him.

    Herletone: Walter FitzAubrey from Walter Giffard; Sigfrid from Picot of Cambridge. mill. 100 eels.
    Some recent development.

    Herlestone: Picot of Cambridge from Abbot of Ely; Odo from Count Alan; Ranulf from Robert Gernon; Picot of Cambridge. Mill.
    On the Upper Cam. A water mill is on the site of one from the 13th century.

    Haslingefeld(e): King's land; Count Alan and Robert from him; Roger from Geoffrey de Mandeville; Sigfrid from Picot of Cambridge. Mill. Honey, corn, malt.
    Beneath 215ft high Chapel Hill, a medieval shrine.

    Hatley St. George
    Hatelai: Aelmer from Count Alan; Eudo FitzHubert; Picot of Cambridge and Roger from him.
    Hatley Park.

    Hauochestone / tun: Abbot of Ely before and after 1066; Hardwin of Scales. 3 mills.

    Haidenam: St. Ethelreda's, Ely; Robert FitzRozelin. 10 bee-hives.

    Hildricesham: Aubrey de Vere. Mill.
    Sail-less windmill nearby.

    Hill Row
    Helle: Abbot of Ely.
    Near Haddenham.

    Hestitone / Histetone: King's land; Robert from Bishop of Lincoln; Durand from Hardwin of Scales; Picot of Cambridge. 3 mills.
    Thatched and timber-framed houses.

    Histone: Bishop of Lincoln and Picot from him; Abbot of Ely; Morin from Count of Mortain.
    On the outskirts of Cambridge; old and new housing; factory.

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    Horningesie: Abbot of Ely before and after 1066. Mill. 1000 eels.
    On a fen 'island'.

    Horsei: Count Alan and Alwin from him; Wulfeva from Richard FitzGilbert; 5 villagers from Hardwin of Scales; Norman from Aubrey de Vere.
    Near the Roman Via Devana.

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    Ickleton Ichelintone /
    Inchelintone: Count Eustace; Durand from Hardwin of Scales. 2 mills.
    On the Roman Icknield Way; site of a Roman villa and basilica.

    Epintone: Abbot of Ely before and after 1066; Walter from Picot of Cambridge.
    Home of Samuel Pepys. The Village College, designed by Walter Gropius and Maxwell Fry, was opened in 1938.

  • Impington local history site

    Gisleham: King's land; Bishop of Rochester from Archbishop Lanfranc; Geoffrey from Count Alan; Hugh de Port. 4 mills. 1550 eels, honey, corn, malt.
    Old windmill. The chapel of Isleham Priory, founded in the 11th century and dissolved in the 15th, remains.

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    Chenet: Nicholas from William de Warenne. Mill.

    Chingestone: King's land; Earl Roger; Aelmer from Count Alan; Humphrey from Eudo FitzHubert; 2 men-at-arms and Robert the Bald from Hardwin of Scales; Ralph from Picot of Cambridge.
    Market town in the Middle Ages.

    Chertelinge: Countess Judith, formerly Earl Harold. Fishery (5500 eels), park for woodland beasts.
    Scattered; Tudor gatehouse.

    Chenepwelle: Abbot of Ely before and after 1066.
    Its Red Well, so called because of the red-tinged water (due to iron), was the scene of 'miracles'.

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