Hedsor (St. Nicholas)
HEDSOR (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Wycombe, hundred of Desborough, county of Buckingham, 4¼ miles (E. by S.) from the town of Marlow; containing, with Lillifee, 194 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £4, and in the alternate gift of the Bishop of Norwich and Lord Boston: the tithes have been commuted for £83. 19., and the glebe comprises 2 acres. In the churchyard are interred the remains of Nathaniel Hooke, author of the Roman History, who died in 1763, and to whose memory a tablet was erected at the expense of Lord Boston.