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Status: Ancient Parish
Parish church: St. Margaret
Parish registers begin:
* Parish registers: 1654
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1614
Parishes adjacent to Higham Gobion
- Upper Gravenhurst
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
HIGHAM-GOBION, a parish in Ampthill district, Beds; adjacent to Herts, 4½ miles WSW of Henlow r. station, and 6½ SE of Ampthill. Post town, Silsoe, under Ampthill. Acres, 1,287. Real property, £1,762. Pop., 121. Houses, 24. The property is subdivided. The manor belongs to the Countess Cowper. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £350. Patron, j. H. Marvin, Esq. The church is good, and contains a monument to Castell, author of the “Lexicon Heptaglotton,” who was rector.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Higham-Gobion. 2½ miles S.E. Selsoe. P. 109.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
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Civil Registration District: Ampthill
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
Rural Deanery: Dunstable
Poor Law Union: Ampthill