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TODDINGTON: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1750.

[Transcribed information from Stephen Whatley's Gazetteer of England - 1750]
(unless otherwise stated)

"TUDDINGTON, (Bedfordshire) due N. of Dunstable, is 34 cm. 39 mm. from London. Here was a magnficent seat built bv Paulinus Pever, (a courtier in the R. of Henry III.) who added orchards and parks to it. A fine seat was also built here by Sir Hen. Cheney in the R. of Q. Eliz. who afterwards created him Ld. Cheney of Tuddington. Sir Hen. Johnson had a seat here, now the Earl of Strafford's. The Mt. is Th. Fairs Aug. 24, Sept. 29, Nov. 23."

[Description(s) transcribed by Mel Lockie ©2011]