Brinkley, Cambridgeshire

Brinkley, Cambridgeshire

infobox UK place

static_image_caption=St Mary's Church south side
country = England
latitude= 52.165
longitude= 0.381
official_name= Brinkley
population = 383 (2001)
shire_district= South Cambridgeshire
shire_county = Cambridgeshire
region= East of England
constituency_westminster= Cambridgeshire South East
post_town= NEWMARKET|postcode_district = CB1
postcode_area= CB
dial_code= 01638
os_grid_reference= TL630546

Brinkley is a small village in Cambridgeshire, England. It is situated about 15 miles east of Cambridge and 5 miles south of Newmarket, the horse racing centre. It features a pub, "The Red Lion", but its Post Office closed down in the 1990s. Children go to school in the neighbouring village, Burrough Green.

The local church is St Mary's Church. Most of it dates from around 1600 but some parts of it are older. It has a beautiful east window (the tower is at the west end) which is thought to date from around 1300 so it is likely there was probably a building here much earlier. The rectors of Brinkley are recorded all the way back to 1260. There have been around 50 since then.

From time to time the residents invite everyone with the surname Brinkley to come to the village fete, which is always held in July each year in the grounds of Brinkley Hall, next to the church. The last time this happened was in July 2000 when 250 Brinkleys from all over the world turned out.

External links

* [ Village information and genealogy information]
* [ 2001 Census]
* [ Brinkley Campanology]

Wikimedia Foundation. 2010.

См. также в других словарях:

  • Brinkley — may refer to:Places* Brinkley, Arkansas, USA * Brinkley, Nottinghamshire, England * Brinkley, Cambridgeshire, EnglandPeople with Brinkley as a surname* Alan Brinkley, historian * Christie Brinkley, actress, model, former wife of Billy Joel *… …   Wikipedia

  • Brinkley — ist der Name mehrerer Orte: in England: Brinkley (Nottinghamshire) Brinkley (Cambridgeshire) in den USA: Brinkley (Arkansas) als Personenname: Christie Brinkley (* 1954), US amerikanisches Model Frank Brinkley (1841–1912), britischer Autor Jack… …   Deutsch Wikipedia

  • Brinkley — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Brinkley puede hacer referencia a: Lugares La localidad de Brinkley, en el estado de Arkansas, Estados Unidos. La aldea de Brinkley, en el condado inglés de Nottinghamshire, Reino Unido. La localidad de Brinkley, en… …   Wikipedia Español

  • Brinkley — This interesting and unusual name is of English origin and is locational for a place so called in Cambridgeshire, which was recorded in French Documents in 1177 1179 as Brinkelai , in the Assize Rolls of 1203 as Brinkele , and the Tax Records of… …   Surnames reference

  • Civil parishes in Cambridgeshire — A map of Cambridgeshire, showing the Districts, clockwise from the top left: Peterborough; Fenland; East Cambridgeshire; South Cambridgeshire; Cambridge; and Huntingdonshire. A civil parish is a subnational entity, forming the low …   Wikipedia

  • Burwell, Cambridgeshire — For other places named Burwell, see Burwell. Coordinates: 52°16′30″N 0°19′37″E / 52.275°N 0.327°E / 52.275; 0.327 …   Wikipedia

  • Ely, Cambridgeshire — Coordinates: 52°24′N 0°16′E / 52.40°N 0.26°E / 52.40; 0.26 …   Wikipedia

  • Chippenham, Cambridgeshire — Coordinates: 52°18′N 0°26′E / 52.30°N 0.43°E / 52.30; 0.43 …   Wikipedia

  • Coveney, Cambridgeshire — Coordinates: 52°25′N 0°12′E / 52.42°N 0.2°E / 52.42; 0.2 …   Wikipedia

  • East Cambridgeshire — (Locally known as East Cambs or East Cambs District Council) is a local government district in Cambridgeshire, England. Its council is based in Ely.The district was formed on April 1, 1974 with the merger of Ely urban district, Ely Rural District …   Wikipedia

Поделиться ссылкой на выделенное

Прямая ссылка:
Нажмите правой клавишей мыши и выберите «Копировать ссылку»