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Imperial Gazatteer of England & Wales, 1866-9

Goldington, Bedfordshire


GOLDINGTON, a village and parish in the district and county of Bedford. The village stands near the river Ouse and the Bedford and Cambridge railway, 1¾ mile NE by E of Bedford; and has a post-office under Bedford. The parish comprises 2,735 acres. Real property, £5,684. Pop., 609. Houses, 130. The property is subdivided. A fort was anciently at Castle hill; and a priory, at Newenham. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £270.* Patron, the Duke of Bedford. The church consists of nave and aisles, with square tower; has brasses of 1507 and 1585; and was repaired and enlarged in 1859. There are an Independant chapel, a national school, and charities £14.

     
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