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Sundon

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

SUNDON, a parish in the hundred of FLITT, county of BEDFORD, 4¾ miles (N.W. by N.) from Luton, containing 387 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at 8. 6. 8., endowed with 200 royal bounty, and in the patronage of J. R. Cuthbert, Esq. The church, dedicated to St. Mary, is partly in the decorated style of architecture. A market and fair, formerly held by royal grant in 1316, have been long disused.

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