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COLMWORTH

[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

"COLMWORTH, a parish in the hundred of Barford, in the county of Bedford, 6 miles south west of St. Neot's, its post town, and the same distance south of Kimbolton. It is situated on a branch of the river Ouse. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £179, in the patronage of the Rev. R. W. Gory. The church, dedicated to St. Dennis, is a neat structure in the early English style of architecture, with a handsome spire. It contains a monumental brass of the year 1380. There are National schools for both sexes. Mrs. S. Elye is lady of the manor."

"CHANNEL'S END, a hamlet in the parish of Colmworth, county of Bedfordshire, 2½ miles south south east of Colmworth."

"CHAPEL END, a hamlet in the parish of Colmworth, county of Bedfordshire, ½ mile south west of Colmworth."

"CHURCH END, a hamlet in the parish of Colmworth, county of Bedfordshire, adjoining Colmworth to the north."

"DUCK'S CROSS, a hamlet in the parish of Colmworth, county of Bedfordshire, 2¾ miles south south east of Colmworth."

"MILL END, a small hamlet in the parish of Colmworth, county of Bedfordshire, 2 miles south east of Colmworth."

"ROOTHAM'S GREEN, a hamlet in the parish of Colmworth, county of Bedfordshire, 1½ mile south of Colmworth."

"THE CITY, a hamlet in the parish of Colmworth, county of Bedfordshire, ½ mile north of Colmworth."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2003

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