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WILSTEAD:
Geographical and Historical information from the year 1831.

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

" WILSTEAD, a parish in the hundred of REDBORNESTOKE, county of BEDFORD, 4 miles south-east from Bedford, containing 749 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £9.9.7., and in the patronage of Lord Carteret. The church is dedicated to All Saints. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. A small charity school here is endowed with about five acres and a half of land.

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


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