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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Whittlesey within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.
Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew
Whittlesey (or Whittlesea), market town and par. with ry. sta., Cambridgeshire, in NW. of co., 5½ miles E. of Peterborough - par., 25,131 ac., pop. 6455; town, 640 ac., pop. 3682; P.O., T.O., 2 Banks. Market-day, Friday. Whittlesey, known at Domesday as Witesie, has two ancient churches, two endowed schools, a town hall, public library, &C. Whittlesey Mere, 4 miles SW. of the town, a shallow lake, 2 miles long by 1 mile broad, and abounding in fish and wildfowl, has been drained, and is now a fertile tract.
A village in Ely 1 hundred, in the county of Cambridgeshire.
Two manors recorded in Domesday.