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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1831.

[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1831]
(unless otherwise stated)

"BATTLESDEN, a parish in the hundred of MANSHEAD, county of BEDFORD, 3 miles (south-south-east) from Woburn, containing 151 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, with that of Potsgrove annexed, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the kings books at £12.9.7., and in the patronage of Sir G. P. Turner, Bart. The church is dedicated to St. Peter. This place affords the title of baron to Earl Bathurst."

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards 2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson 2010]

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