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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1898.

[Transcribed information from Kelly's Directory of Bedfordshire - 1898]

"CHAWSTON, (formerly Chalverstone) is a hamlet in the parish of Roxton, with an ancient manor house, surrounded by a moat, and was anciently the residence of Roger Hunt, whose tomb is noticed above.

"COLESDEN, is a hamlet in the parish of Roxton, about a mile north-west of Roxton."

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards 2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson 2010]
[from Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]

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