"Cambridgeshire, (Cambs.) inland eastern county of England; bounded North
by Lincolnshire, East by Norfolk and Suffolk, South by Essex and Herts,
West by Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire, and Northamptonshire; greatest length,
North and South, 48 miles; greatest breadth, East and West, 28 miles; average
breadth 16 miles; area, 524,935 acres; population 185,594"
from Bartholemew's Gazetteer of the British Isles,