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Wilden, Bedfordshire, England. Geographical and Historical information from 1831.

WILDEN:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1831.

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

"WILDEN, a parish in the hundred of BARFORD, county of BEDFORD, 5¼ miles (north-north-east) from Bedford, containing 447 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £18.7.1., and in the patronage of the Duke of Bedford. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas. John and Thomas Rolle, in 1624, bequeathed land, now producing an annual income of £30, for teaching poor children."

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards ©2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson ©2013]