Layston (St. Bartholomew)

LAYSTON (St. Bartholomew), a parish, in the union of Buntingford, hundred of Edwinstree, county of Hertford, ¾ of a mile (N. N. E.) from Buntingford; containing 1187 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, with the perpetual curacy of Buntingford annexed, valued in the king's books at £14. 16. 2.; net income, £149; patron and impropriator, William Butt, Esq. The ancient village of Layston has totally disappeared.—See Buntingford.

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

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