Maids Moreton

In the beginning of the reign of King Edward I, the family of Peyvre or Peover, of Toddington (Beds), held a considerable estate in the area and two pious maidens of this family are traditionally stated to have founded the church, thus giving the village its name. Foxcote, the adjoining village had a minute church, now converted to a private dwelling, and is well known because the late Dorian Williams owned the manor house.

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Education Provision 1833

Maids Moreton Parish (Pop. 474)

One Daily School, containing 20 males and 20 females.

Two Sunday Schools, 37 males and 32 females; supported by the Rector, the Rev. James Long Long.

ABSTRACT OF EDUCATION RETURNS, 1833.

Notes on Maids Moreton

Description of Maids’ Moreton from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

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