Lilford (St. Peter)

LILFORD (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Oundle, hundred of Huxloe, though locally in that of Polebrook, N. division of the county of Northampton, 3 miles (S. by W.) from Oundle; containing, with the hamlet of Wigsthorpe, 133 inhabitants. It comprises 1807a. 1r. 14p., and is intersected by the road from Thrapston to Oundle, and bounded by the river Nene. The living is a vicarage, annexed to the rectory of Thorpe-Achurch, and valued in the king's books at £7. 12. 3½. A school is supported by Lord Lilford, who derives his title from the place.

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

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