Large; paper mills; leather industry. Tudor Sawston Hall, now a conference centre, was burnt down by the Protestants in 1553 because the owner had sheltered Mary Tudor, but it was subsequently rebuilt.
|Salsiton(e): Abbot of Grestain from Count of Mortain; Roger from Geoffrey de Mandeville; Picot from Eudo FitzHubert. 4 mills.
Saxon Street Moated hall.
Now 2 villages, Great Shelford, joined to Stapleford, and Little Shelford, across the River Granta.
|Escelford(e) / Scelfort: Peter de Valognes from the king; formerly Earl Harold; Abbot of Ely and Hardwin and 7 freemen from him; Hardwin from Count Alan; Hardwin of Scales. 2 mills, monastery.
Scattered; 3 manor houses; 2 mills (one a house).
|Escrepid(e): Hardwin of Scales; Chatteris nunnery; Reginald from Count Alan; Sigar from Geoffrey de Mandeville; Hardwin of Scales and Hugh from him. 4 mills.
Shudy Camps: See Castle Camps.
|Scelgei: Earl Roger. Mill.
The 'well' is the source of the River Sanil.
|Snellewelle: Hugh de Port from Bishop of Bayeux.
Site of a 7th century cathedral, detroyed in the 9th century by the Danes.
Soham local history site
|Saham: King's land; Abbot of Ely; St. Edmund's; Adestan from Count Alan. 2 mills, fisheries (3500 eels). Corn, malt, honey, fishing net. Small town; 2 windmills.
Large; mostly modern houses. Joined to Great Shelford.
|Stapleforde: Abbot of Ely.
|Mordune: Bishop of Winchester; Earl Roger; Hardwin of Scales. 5 mills.
Once a town.
|Sti(ui)cesuuorde / Stuuicesworde: Abbot of Ely and Hardwin of Scales from him; Count Alan; Hardwin of Scales.
Large; site of a Roman villa.
|Stradham: Abbot of Ely. Fisheries.
Overlooks a main road built on a Bronze Age causeway. Cromwell's mother lived at the 17th century Old Hall.
|Stuntenei: Abbot of Ely. Fisheries (24,000 eels).
Large. Burystead Farm, partly 14th century, is said to have been a priory.
|Sudrone: Abbot of Ely. Fisheries.
Now 2 villages, Swaffham Bulbeck with an 18th century Abbey House containing the remains of a 12th century nunnery, and Swaffham Prior with 2 derelict windmills.
|Suaf(h)am: Abbot of Ely and Hardwin from him; Geoffrey and 3 men-at-arms from Count Alan; Hugh from Walter Giffard; Hardwin of Scales; Aubrey de Vere. 4 mills. 300 eels.
|Suavesy(e): Count Alan; Picot from Robert Gernon; Gilbert de Ghent. Mill, fisheries (3750 eels). 225 eels.