Catalogue descriptionRecords of St. Margaret's Parish Church, Fletton

This record is held by Huntingdonshire Archives

Details of HP28
Reference: HP28
Title: Records of St. Margaret's Parish Church, Fletton
Date: 1604-1975
Held by: Huntingdonshire Archives, not available at The National Archives
Language: English

Church of England, St Margaret's Parish Church, Fletton

Physical description: 118 Items
Immediate source of acquisition:

The records were deposited by the parish as accession 3406 and 3440 in 1985 and accession 4413 in 1995.


This revised catalogue only includes items deposited by the Church.

  • Fletton, Huntingdonshire
  • Fletton, Cambridgeshire
Administrative / biographical background:

Fletton is an ancient parish within the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon. Until 1837 it was part of the Diocese of Lincoln; since 1837 it has been part of the Diocese of Ely.


Fletton belonged to Peterborough Poor Law Union from 1836 until 1930. From 1874-1894 the parish was split between Peterborough Urban Sanitary District, Peterborough Rural Sanitary District and Peterborough Municipal Borough, which was part of the Soke of Peterborough Administrative County (1889-1894). The part formally covered by the Municipal Borough became Old Fletton Urban District, 1894-1938. Fletton Rural, the part not covered by the Municipal Borough, was in the Norman Cross Rural District 1895-1905 and Old Fletton Urban District 1905-1938. In 1938 the district was renamed Fletton. Since 1974 the parish has been within Huntingdonshire District.

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