This page contains the Extra-Parochial places for Bedfordshire
[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
"CHICKSANDS PRIORY, an extra-parochial place in the hundred of Clifton, in
the county of Bedford, 6 miles south east of Ampthill, on the river Ivel. Pain de
Beauchamp, about A.D. 1150, founded a priory here, of which the two
quadrangles and cloisters are yet entire, and have been converted into a
modern mansion, which contains the bed of James I., and a portrait by Sir
Peter Lely of Oliver Cromwell."
"SHEFFORD HARDWICKS, (or Great and Little Hardwick), an extra parochial
place in the hundred of Clifton, county Beds, 6 miles south west of Biggleswade.
It is situated near the river Ivel, and adjoins the township of Shefford.
by Colin Hinson ©2003
- Church of England
- The parish is ecclesiastically annexed to Campton.
[Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]
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