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Tingrith (St. Nicholas)

TINGRITH (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Woburn, hundred of Manshead, county of Bedford, 4¼ miles (E. by S.) from Woburn; containing 158 inhabitants. It comprises 942a. 1r. 30p. About thirty-five women and children are employed in making lace and straw-plat. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £9, and in the patronage of the Misses Trevor: the tithes have been commuted for £240; there is a parsonage-house, and the glebe comprises 5½ acres.

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