Lidlington, or Litlington (All Saints)

LIDLINGTON, or Litlington (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Ampthill, hundred of Redbornestoke, county of Bedford, 3½ miles (W. by N.) from Ampthill; containing 926 inhabitants. Here is a station of the Bedford branch of the London and Birmingham railway. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £11.; net income, £88; patron and impropriator, the Duke of Bedford. The church contains an ancient tomb with a brass effigy, in armour, of one of the Goldingtons, who possessed the manor of Goldington, in the parish, in the 15th century. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans.

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

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