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HIGHAM-GOBION: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1866.

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

"HIGHAM-GOBION, a parish in Ampthill district, Beds; adjacent to Herts, 4½ miles WSW of Henlow railway station, and 6½ SE of Ampthill. Post-town, Silsoe, under Ampthill. Acres, 1,287. Real property, £1,762. Pop., 121. Houses, 24. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to the Countess Cowper. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £350. Patron, J. H. Marvin, Esq. The church is good, and contains a monument to Castell, author of the "Lexicon Heptaglotton," who was rector."

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