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BARTON-IN-THE-CLAY: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1866.

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[Transcribed information from The Imperial Gazatteer of England & Wales, 1866-9]

"BARTON-IN-THE-CLAY, a parish in Luton district, Beds; on the verge of the county, 7 miles N of Luton railway station. It has a post-office under Ampthill. Acres, 2,270. Real property, £3,400. Pop., 956. Houses, 210. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £400. Patron, the Crown. The church has a brass of a priest, and is good. There are a Baptist chapel, an endowed school with £50, and other charities with £33."

[Description(s) transcribed by Craig Pickup ©2002]