Dunton (St. Martin)

DUNTON (St. Martin), a parish, in the union of Winslow, hundred of Cottesloe, county of Buckingham, 4½ miles (S. E. by E.) from Winslow; containing 107 inhabitants. It comprises 1155a. 2r. 20p., the whole of which is grass-land, with the exception of about 70 acres arable. The river Thame has its source in the garden of the rectory-house. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £9. 9. 7.; net income, £205; patron, Lord Carrington. This place was for some time the residence of Dr. Blomfield, the present Bishop of London.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, 7th edition, published in 1848.

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