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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1831.

[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1831]
(unless otherwise stated)

" TURVEY, a parish in the hundred of WILLEY, county of BEDFORD, 8 miles (west-north-west) from Bedford, containing 882 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £16, and in the patronage of D. C. Higgins, Esq. The church, dedicated to All Saints, contains several fine monuments of the ancient and noble family of Mordaunt. There is a place of worship for Independents. The parish lies near the border of Buckinghamshire."

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards 2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson 2010]

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