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STAGSDEN

[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

"STAGSDEN, a parish in the hundred of Willey, county Bedford, 40 miles south-west of Bedford, its post town, and 8 north east of Newport Pagnell. The village, which is extensive, is situated near the river Ouse, and on the main road from Newport Pagnell to Wolverhampton. The inhabitants are chiefly engaged in agriculture. The soil is a stiff clay. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £240. The church, dedicated to St. Clement, or St. Leonard, is an ancient stone structure, with a tower and five bells. The interior contains a brass of the Cooke family. It has been thoroughly restored, chiefly at the expense of the late Lord Dynevor. There is a free school for both sexes. The Independents have a chapel. There is a chalybeate well in the village. The heirs of Lord Dynevor are lords of the manor."

"BURY END, a small hamlet in the parish of Stagsden, the hundred of Willey, county Bedford, 1 mile north of Stagsden."

"DUCKSWORTH, a small hamlet in the parish of Stagsden, the hundred of Willey, county Bedford, 3 miles south west of Stagsden."

"NORTH END, a small hamlet in the parish of Stagsden, the hundred of Willey, county Bedford, 2 miles west north west of Stagsden."

"STAGSDEN WEST END, scattered houses in the parish of Stagsden, county of Bedfordshire, 1¼ miles south west of Stagsden."

"WICK END, a small hamlet in the parish of Stagsden, the hundred of Willey, county Bedford, ½ mile north of Stagsden."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2003

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