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Huntingdon and Godmanchester

Huntingdon and Godmanchester, town (1991 pop. 15,451), Cambridgeshire, E central England, traversed by the Ouse River. Seat of the Huntingdon dist., the town has light industries and an agricultural market. Oliver Cromwell was born in Huntingdon both he and Samuel Pepys went to school there. Godmanchester, across from the Ouse, contains several farmhouses from the 16th and 17th cent.

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