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Pulloxhill

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

PULLOXHILL, a parish in the hundred of FLITT, county of BEDFORD, 2 miles (S.W.) from Silsoe, containing 475 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 9.10., and in the patronage of the Countess de Grey. The church is dedicated to St. James. A vein of gold has been discovered here, but the produce is not sufficient to defray the expense of working it.

family. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists.

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