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Staughton, Great (St. Andrew)

STAUGHTON, GREAT (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union of St. Neot's, hundred of Toseland, county of Huntingdon, 3¼ miles (S. E. by S.) from Kimbolton; containing 1285 inhabitants. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £20; net income, £545; patrons, the President and Fellows of St. John's College, Oxford; impropriator, D. Onslow, Esq. The tithes were commuted for land and corn-rents, under acts of inclosure, in 1804 and 1807. A school is endowed with £18. 10. per annum; and an allotment of 24 acres of the town field, awarded for other parcels of land bequeathed for charitable uses, produces £50 yearly.

Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.

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