[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]
"WESTONING, a parish in the hundred of Manshead, county Beds, 4 miles south of Ampthill, and 8 from Dunstable. The village is situated on the river Ivel. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Exeter, value £200. The church is dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene. The local charities produce about £28 per annum, including some poors' cottages. There is a Sunday-school partially endowed. The Rev. J. W. Coventry Campion is lord of the manor and chief landowner."
"WOOD END, a hamlet in the parish of Westoning, county of Bedfordshire, 1½ miles south west of Westoning."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013