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Bygrave

BYGRAVE, a parish, in the union of Hitchin, hundred of Odsey, county of Hertford, 2 miles (N. E. by N.) from Baldock; containing 154 inhabitants. It comprises by computation 1620 acres, about 100 of which are pasture. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £17. 9. 7.; net income, £377; patron, the Marquess of Salisbury.

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