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Imperial Gazatteer of England & Wales, 1866-9

Higham Gobion, Bedfordshire

HIGHAM-GOBION, a parish in Ampthill district, Beds; adjacent to Herts, 4½ miles WSW of Henlow r. 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.

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