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Eaton Bray

[From Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1831.]

EATON (BRAY), a parish in the hundred of MANSHEAD, county or BEDFORD, 3½ miles (W. by S.) from Dunstable, containing 816 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 12.16.3., and in the patronage of the Master and Fellows of Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is dedicated to St. Mary. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. Here was anciently a castle, built by Cantilupe, Baron of Abergavenny, in 1221, of which nothing remains.

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