"COVINGTON, a parish in the hundred of Leightonstone, in the county of Hunts, 3 miles north-west of Kimbolton, and 8 from Thrapston, the former being its post town. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £180, in the patronage of the Hon. G. W. Fitzwilliam. The church is dedicated to All Saints. The lords of the manor are the Duke of Manchester and Earl Fitzwilliam."