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Upwood, Cambridgeshire

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Upwood, Cambridgeshire

Upwood, in Huntingdonshire (now part of Cambridgeshire), England, is a village near Bury south-west of Ramsey. The village lies along the High Street which runs parallel to the main road from Great Raveley to Ramsey about 300 yards to the west. The church stands about the middle of the village and there are several 17th-century cottages to the north and south of it.
Administrative CountyCambridgeshire
Traditional CountyHuntingdonshire
OS GridTL2582
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityCambridgeshire

Other names by which Upwood, Cambridgeshire has been known in the past


Upwood, Cambridgeshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Upwood, par. and seat, Huntingdonshire, 2½ miles SW. of Ramsey, 1809 ac., pop. 339.

Upwood, Cambridgeshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)

UPWOOD (St. Peter), a parish, in the hundred of Hurstingstone, union and county of Huntingdon, 2¾ miles (S. W. by W.) from Ramsey; containing 378 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, with that of Great Raveley annexed, in the patronage of Miss Bickerton, and has a net income of £78: the tithes have been commuted for £340. Robert Gordon and Anthony Ashton, in 1660, gave some land now let for £10 per annum, for parochial purposes.

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