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Tingrith

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

"TINGRITH, a parish in the hundred of Manshead, county Bedford, 4 miles south-east of Woburn, its post town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £176. The church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, contains a brass of R. Hogeson, bearing date 1611. It has recently undergone extensive alterations. The parochial charities produce about £2 per annum. The Misses Trevor are ladies of the manor and sole landowners."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013
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Census

Churches

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Church History

  • Church of England
    • The church of St. Nicholas is a building of stone, chiefly in the Perpendicular style, consisting of chancel, nave of three bays, aisles and an embattled western tower containing 3 bells; the font, a good specimen of Early English, is a decagon, with clustered shafts: there is a brass on the north chancel wall; to Robert Hogeson esq. 1611: the church was repaired in 1845-6, at a cost of over £5,000, under the direction of the Misses Trevor and the rector: there are four stained memorial windows to members of the family of Tanqueray, including one to the Rev. Edward Tanqueray LL.B. 59 years rector of this parish, 1787-1846: the east and west windows and others are also stained: there are sittings for 200 persons. The register dates from the year 1572. [Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]
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Church Records

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Description and Travel

  • There is a clubroom, erected in 1858, and used for entertainments. Tingrith Manor is an ancient building, standing in a park of about 120 acres, ornamented by a sheet of water, and is the residence of Col. Hanbury Barlay J.P. Mrs. Trevor-Battye is lady of the manor and principal landowner. The soil is marl, clay and sand; subsoil, gravel. The chief crops are wheat, barley, oats, beans and peas. The area is about 1,110 acres of land and 9 of water ; rateable value, £1,356; the population in 1891 was 155. [Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]

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Military History

  • The BFHS Project in conjunction with Roll of Honour contains the Tingrith War Memorial transcription with details of the men found on it.