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[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

"STEEPLE GIDDING, a parish in the hundred of Leightonstone, county Huntingdon, 7 miles south-west of Stilton, its post town, and 10 south-east of Oundle. This was a seat of the Cotton family. The parish is of small extent, and the population wholly agricultural. The tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £175. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value £199. The church, dedicated to St. Andrew, is an ancient structure. It contains several monuments of the Cottons. Here is a day school for the children of the parish. J. Heathcote, Esq., is lord of the manor."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2010




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