[From Samuel Lewis's Topographical Dictionary of England 1831.]
RIDGMONT, a parish in the hundred of REDBORNESTOKE, County of BEDFORD, 3¼ miles (N. E.) from Woburn, containing 810 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, with Segenhoe, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £9, endowed with £200 private benefaction, £400 royal bounty, and £1,200 parliamentary grant, and is held by sequestration. The church, dedicated to All Saints, has lately received an addition of ninety-one free sittings, the Incorporated Society for the enlargement of churches and chapels having granted £100 towards defraying the expense. The church at Segenhoe has been long since demolished. There is a place of worship for Baptists.
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