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Stoke-Doyle (St. Rumbald)

STOKE-DOYLE (St. Rumbald), a parish, in the union of Oundle, hundred of Navisford, N. division of the county of Northampton, 2 miles (S. W. by S.) from Oundle; containing 169 inhabitants. It is bounded on the east by the navigable river Nene, and comprises 1600 acres, of which about 40 are wood, and the rest arable and pasture. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £20. 2. 11.; income, £142; patron, G. Capron, Esq. There is a glebe-house, and the glebe consists of 36 acres. The church, built about 1715, is in the Grecian style, and contains a fine monument to the memory of Judge Ward.

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