Kelmarsh (St. Denis)

KELMARSH (St. Denis), a parish, in the union of Market-Harborough, hundred of Rothwell, N. division of the county of Northampton, 11 miles (N.) from Northampton; containing 163 inhabitants. It is intersected by the road from Northampton to Harborough, and comprises by measurement 2857 acres, of which 2480 are pasture, and the remainder arable and woodland; the surface is partly undulated, with gentle slopes shelving to a narrow line of flat country. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £23. 1. 5½., and in the gift of Lord Bateman: the tithes have been commuted for £671. 10., and the glebe comprises 36 acres.

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

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