[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]
"HIGHAM-GOBION, a parish in the hundred of Flitt, county Beds, 6 miles south-east of Ampthill, and 7 west of Hitchin. The village consists of a few farmhouses. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £300. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £350. The church is dedicated to St. Margaret. It contains a monument to Dr. E. Castell, the Orientalist, and author of the "Lexicon Heptaglotton." There is a village school."
"HIGHAM BURY, a single house in the parish of Higham Gobion, county of Bedfordshire, 4½ miles west of Higham Gobion, 2 miles south west of Pulloxhill. This house is in a detached portion of the parish."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013