Kelshall (St. Faith)

KELSHALL (St. Faith), a parish, in the union of Royston, hundred of Odsey, county of Hertford, 3½ miles (S. W. by S.) from Royston; containing 276 inhabitants. It comprises 2200 acres, principally arable land, with a few acres of pasture to each farm. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £21; net income, £548; patron, the Bishop of Ely. The church is an ancient and elegant structure.

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

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