Swineshead (St. Nicholas)
SWINESHEAD (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of St. Neot's, hundred of Leightonstone, county of Huntingdon, though locally in the hundred of Stodden, county of Bedford, 3½ miles (S. W. by W.) from the town of Kimbolton; containing 294 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £12. 13. 6½., and in the gift of the Duke of Manchester; the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1808.
Transcribed from A Topographical Dictionary of England, by Samuel Lewis, seventh edition, published 1858.