Place:Shillington, Bedfordshire, England

Alt namesPegsdonsource: hamlet in parish
Sethlindonesource: Domesday Book (1985) p 30
Shiltingtonsource: Family History Library Catalog
TypeInhabited place
Coordinates51.983°N 0.35°W
Located inBedfordshire, England
See alsoOdsey Hundred, Hertfordshire, Englandhundred in which it was located
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names

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Shillington is a mainly farmed English village and civil parish in Bedfordshire, England. Its workforce, scattered, mainly commutes to London or nearby towns and it has a sizeable retired population. In the south of the parish the hamlet of Pegsdon is a salient of the county into Hertfordshire. Since 1985 its administration has included the village of Higham Gobion, southwest on the minor road leading to the A6 road, the main north-south road in the district. It has a population of 1,831 and is centred midway between two major railway lines. Farmland and hedgerows forms 95% of the land use and to the south and north of the boundaries is intermittent woodland.

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