Ufford (St. Andrew)

UFFORD (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of Stamford, soke of Peterborough, N. division of the county of Northampton; containing, with the hamlet of Ashton, 286 inhabitants, of whom 185 are in Ufford hamlet, 5 miles (S. E.) from Stamford. The parish comprises 1866a. 2r. 18p. Its soil is various, the meadow land rich; the surface is partly hilly, and where level is sometimes flooded by the river Welland. The Roman road from the station at Caistor, leading towards Lincoln, passes on the east. The railway from Syston to Peterborough runs within a mile. The living is a rectory, with the living of Bainton annexed, valued in the king's books at £26. 13. 4.; income, about £500; patrons, the Master and Fellows of St. John's College, Cambridge. There is a glebe of 37 acres.

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

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