Edlesborough

'What I spent I had,
 What I gave I have,
What I refused I am being punished for,
 What I kept I have lost.'

So says the unique Rose Brass of Edlesborough church, which stands high on a chalk mound overlooking the Vale of Aylesbury and Ivinghoe Beacon. The mound may or not be an ancient British burial mound, but the view from it is superb.

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Memories of Dagnall

 Dagnall was, and still is, one of the two hamlets in the Parish of Edlesborough. The seven farms that surrounded the village, together with nineteen cottages, the Mission Church and the parsonage, belonged to the Ashridge estate. Lord Brownlow was responsible for the curate's living.

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Education Provision 1833

Edlesborough Parish, including the Hamlets of Dagnall, Hudnall, and Northall,
(Pop. 1,490)

One Daily School (commenced 1827), wherein about 20 males are instructed at the expense of their parents.

Two Sunday Schools, in one, supported by the Vicar, from 80 to 100 children of both sexes are instructed ; the other is maintained by Dissenters, and consists of about 50 children.

ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

Notes on Edlesborough

Description of Edlesborough from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

 

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