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MILTON-ERNEST: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1866.

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

"MILTON-ERNEST, a parish and a village in the district and county of Bedford. The village stands on the river Ouse, 2 miles N of Oakley railway station, and 4½ NW by N of Bedford ; and has a post-office under Bedford. The parish comprises 2,070 acres. Real property, £2,393. Pop., 485. Houses, 111. The manor belongs to Earl Brownlow and B.H. Starey, Esq.; and Milton-Ernest Hall is Mr. Starey's seat. The Bedfordshire subscription hounds are kennelled here. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £275. Patron, C. Turner, Esq. The church is ancient; comprises Norman portions; was restored in 1865, at a cost of £1,364; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a tower; and contains some ancient monuments to the Rolls and the Turnors. There are a Wesleyan chapel, a national school, alms-houses with £65 a-year, and other charities £10."

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