Report problems or contribute information

1 Introduction 2 Message details 3 Upload file 4 Submitted

Help and advice for Shillington, Bedfordshire, England. Geographical and Historical information from 1835.

If you have found a problem on this page then please report it on the following form. We will then do our best to fix it. If you are wanting advice then the best place to ask is on the area's specific email lists. All the information that we have is in the web pages, so please do not ask us to supply something that is not there. We are not able to offer a research service.

If you wish to report a problem, or contribute information, then do use the following form to tell us about it.

We are in the process of upgrading the site to implement a content management system.

Shillington, Bedfordshire, England. Geographical and Historical information from 1835.

Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.

[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1835]
(unless otherwise stated)

"SHILLINGTON, (formerly Shitlington), a parish partly in the hundred of CLIFTON, and partly in that of FLITT, county of BEDFORD, 4 miles (B. S. E.) from Silsoe, containing, with the hamlets of Holywell and Lower Stondon, 1149 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage with Gravenhurst, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £18, endowed with £200 private benefaction, and £200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the President and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is a large and handsome edifice 5 the tower was rebuilt by the parishioners in 1750."

"LOWER STONDON, a hamlet in that part of the parish of SHILLINGTON, which is in the hundred ot CLIFTON, county of BEDFORD, 3 miles (S. by E.) from Shefford, containing 135 inhabitants. ."

[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2010]