Geographical and Historical information from the year 1831.
[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1831]
(unless otherwise stated)
" HUSBORNE-CRAWLEY, a parish in the hundred of MANSHEAD, county of BEDFORD, 2½ miles north-east from Woburn, containing 572 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £9, endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Duke of Bedford. The church, dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene, occupies an elevated situation, and has a tower eighty feet high.
[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards ©2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson ©2013]