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WELDON, a parish and a sub-district in Oundle district, Northampton. The parish lies 4¾ miles ESE of Rockingham r. station; contains Great W. village and Little W. hamlet; and has a post-office under Wansford, and a fair on the Thursday after the second Sunday of July. Acres, 3,680. Real property, £5,403. Pop., 816. Houses, 180. The manor belongs to the Earl of Winchelsea. A Roman pavement, 100 feet by 50, and a great number of Roman coins, were found at Chapel-Fields in 1738; and vestiges of an ancient town are higher up the hill. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Peterborough. Value, £209.* Patron, the Earl of Winchelsea. The church is good; and there are a national school, and charities £7.The sub-district contains 5 parishes and 2 extra-parochial tracts. Acres, 15,817. Pop., 2,543. Houses, 525.
(John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))
|Feature Description:||"a parish and a sub-district" (ADL Feature Type: "countries, 4th order divisions")|
|Administrative units:||Weldon CP Oundle PLU/RegD Northamptonshire AncC|
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