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OS1/29/4/7

List of names as written Various modes of spelling Authorities for spelling Situation Description remarks
Bowden (Parish) Bowden Continued The parish church is situated on the extremity of the parish, but, being in the immediate neighbourhood of the Village of Bowden, and not more than three miles from Midlem, it cannot be said to be inconvenient to the greater part of the population - Its distance from the western extremity of the parish is at most five miles - The time of the erection of the church is not known; but the oldest date on the building is 1666 - At present the church is in a good state of repair - It affords accommodation to 380 Sitters -
The Manse was formerly much decayed, but it was rebuilt on its old site in the year 1794, and it is now in a good state of repair -

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Parish of Bowden
W. Beatty CA [Civilian Assistant]
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