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Husbourn Crawley

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

HUSBORN-CRAWLEY, a parish in the hundred of MANSHEAD, county of BEDFORD, 2 miles (N. by E.) from Woburn, containing 572 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 9, endowed with 200 private benefaction, and 200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of the Duke of Bedford. The church, dedicated to St. Mary Magdalene, occupies an elevated situation, and has a tower eighty feet high.

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