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Mepal is a village in Cambridgeshire, England. Mepal is part of the East Cambridgeshire district, and is located just north of the A142 road between Ely and Chatteris.
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Mepal, Cambridgeshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)
Mepal, par. and vil., Cambridgeshire, on New Bedford river, 6½ miles W. of Ely, 1452 ac., pop. 378; P.O.
Mepal, Cambridgeshire in "A Topographical Dictionary of England" edited by Samuel Lewis (1848)
MEPAL (St. Mary), a parish, in the hundred of South Witchford, union and Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 4 miles (S. E.) from Chatteris; containing 539 inhabitants. The parish comprises by admeasurement 1524 acres, principally in pasture; about 263 acres are common or waste land. The living is a rectory, with the vicarage of Sutton united, valued in the king's books at £3. 6. 8., and in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of Ely, the appropriators of Sutton: the tithes of Mepal have been commuted for £270, and the glebe comprises 42 acres.
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