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Great Barford

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

BARFORD (GREAT), a parish in the hundred of BARFORD, county of BEDFORD, 6 miles (E. N. E.) from Bedford containing 635 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, united to that of Roxton, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the King's books at 9. The church is dedicated to All Saints. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. The navigable river Ouse, here crossed by a bridge, runs along the south-eastern border of the parish.

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