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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)

" 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 2010]

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