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WING is a small village in the same hundred as Ivinghoe, about 5 miles N. by W. from that town, and 3 S.W. from Leighton Buzzard (Bedfordshire), situated on the road from the latter town to Aylesbury. The chief, indeed, the only ornament of this village, is its handsome church of All Saints; the living is a vicarage, in the gift of Lord Overstone; the Rev. Peter Thomas Ouvrey is the present incumbent. There are almshouses founded by the Dormer family, for eight poor families, with a small weekly allowance. The parish, which is extensive, contained in 1831, 1,152 inhabitants, and in 1841, 1,274.

POST – Receiving House at Richard Attwood’s, the Cock Inn – Letters from London and all parts arrive (by foot-post from Leighton Buzzard) every morning at seven, and are despatched thereto at the same hour in the evening.

Nobility, Gentry and Clergy
Ouvry Rev. Peter ThomasWing
Travers John J, EsqWing
Public Houses
Richard AttwoodCock
Jno WindmillQueen’s Head
Thos PrenticeRoyal Oak
Thos DenchfieldSix Bells, Burkitt
Shopkeepers & Traders
Bedford Josboot & shoe maker
Beasley Francismiller and baker and beer retailer
Biggs Jamesshopkeeper
Bone Johnbaker
Brandon Tomblacksmith
Brown T.farrier
Brown Williamchair maker
Brownett Johnboot and shoe maker
Capp Thosboot & shoe maker
Coles Richardshopkeeper
Denchfield Geocarpenter & wheelwright
Denchfield Geo juncarpenter
Denchfield Levycarpenter
Drinkwater Williambaker
Foster Johnblacksmith
Green Williamtailor
Hardwick Josephcarpenter
Harris Richardmiller
Hart Thomasauctioneer
Heley Thomasbutcher
Heley Williammaltster
Holliday Johnbricklayer
Lambert Georgeschoolmaster
Mortimer Williamregistrar of births and deaths
Rogers Josephbeer retailer and butcher
Seers Josephbricklayer
Tarrey Charlesshopkeeper
Thorn Georgetea dealer
Turner Georgebutcher
Walters Robertshopkeeper
Whipham Wm.shopkeeper
Windmill Thomasbaker and wheelwright
Young Johntailor
Conveyance by Railway

On the London and North Western Line – the nearest stations are at Chedingstone; two miles from Ivinghoe, Tring, 3 1/2 miles distant, and Leighton Buzzard, 3 miles from Wing.