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Guide to Pampisford, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Pampisford, Cambridgeshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Chilford
County Cambridgeshire
Poor Law Union Linton
Registration District Linton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1560
Bishop's Transcripts: 1599
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Camps
Diocese Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Cambridgeshire Record Office


Parish History

PAMPISFORD (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Linton, hundred of Chilford, county of Cambridge, 4½ miles (W. by N.) from Linton, and 9 (S. S. E.) from Cambridge.[1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Parish registers for Pampisford, 1560-1877 at FHL

Bishop's transcripts for Pampisford, 1599-1861 at FHL

Non-Conformist Churches


Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 241223.

Poor Law Unions

Linton Poor Law Union, Cambridgeshire

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.


Pampisford on GENUKI


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 531-535. Date accessed and adapted: 10 July 2013.


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