Ramsey, an historic English market-town in the district of
Huntingdonshire and the county of Cambridgeshire, and it's outlying
villages of Ramsey Forty Foot, Ramsey Heights, Ramsey St Mary's and
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Before the fens were drained, Ramsey was an island in the Fens. The Main Street in
Ramsey is the Great Whyte which extends right down to the Mere. The
Mere used to supply the town with eels, fish and fowl and a means of
The town of Ramsey was built up around the
gate of Ramsey Abbey. The Abbey was governed by an Abbot, who in the
early years also controlled most of what went on in the Town. Ramsey
was visited by King Edward III with his mother and Roger Mortimer.
The people of Ramsey accused the Abbots of taking a large amount of
the Hugh le Despenser Treasury. The Abbots appealed to the Bishop of
Ely for support against the charges. This could be one of the
reasons for the omission of Ramsey in the Doomsday Book.
Ramsey is one of the five principle towns in the District of
Huntingdonshire, the others being the administrative centre of
St Ives home of the Chapel on the Bridge,
the largest town in the County of Cambridgeshire and the Roman town
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