Newport Pagnell, Milton Keynes

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Newport Pagnell is a town in Milton Keynes

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Location and coordinates are for the approximate centre of Newport Pagnell within this administrative area. Geographic features and populated places may cross administrative borders.

Newport Pagnell in historic gazetteers

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Newport Pagnell, market town and par. with ry. sta., Bucks, at confluence of the rivers Ouse and Ousel, 14 miles NE. of Buckingham and 56 miles NW. of London by rail, 3432 ac. (36 water), pop. 3686; P.O., T.O., 1 Bank, 2 newspapers. Market-day, Wednesday. Pagnell is a name derived from the Paganell family, the ancient holders of the manor. The castle was anciently a place of strength, and was taken by the Parliamentarians in 1643. Sir Samuel Luke, who had charge of the garrison in 1645, is said to have been the original of Butler's " Hudibras." The local industries include lacemaking. The town is situated on rising ground, commanding a fine stretch of surrounding country. The church (restored 1828) is an ancient and elegant structure.

Gazetteer of the British Isles (Edinburgh: Bartholomew, 1887). John Bartholomew

Newport, hundred, in NE. of Bucks, 80,833 ac., pop. 30,152; contains 48 pars, and part of another.

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