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Market Overton

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"OVERTON (MARKET), a parish in the hundred of ALSTOE, county of RUTLAND, 6 miles (N. by E.) from Oakham, containing 468 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Northampton, and diocese of Peterborough, rated in the king's books at £14. 11. 3., and in the patronage of John Wingfield, Esq. The church is dedicated to St. Peter and St. Paul. A market, formerly held on Tuesday, has been long disused."  [Samuel Lewis A Topographical Dictionary of England (1831) ©Mel Lockie]

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