"RENHOLD, a parish in the hundred of Barford, county Bedford, 3½ miles north-east of Bedford, and 8 south west of St. Neot's. The village, which is of small extent, is situated on a branch of the river Ouse, and is wholly agricultural. The surface is rather hilly, and in some parts gravel, but is generally of a clayey nature. A large portion of the land is in wood. The great tithes have been commuted for a rent-charge of £428 10s., and the vicarial for £125. The living is a vicarage* in the diocese of Ely, value £126. The church, dedicated to All Saints, has a square tower containing five bells. The interior of the church contains some monuments. The charities produce about £39 per annum, of which £28 goes to Beecher's free school. Howbury Hall, the principal residence, is situated in the midst of a well-wooded park. Captain F. C. Polhill is lord of the manor. In the neighbourhood are several mounds, locally known as the "Amphitheatre.""
"CHURCH END, a village in the parish of Renhold, county of Bedfordshire, 1 mile west north west of Renhold."
"SALPH END, a hamlet in the parish of Renhold, county of Bedfordshire, 2 miles west north west of Renhold."
"TOP END, a hamlet in the parish of Renhold, county of Bedfordshire, ¼ mile north west of Renhold."
"WORKHOUSE END, a hamlet in the parish of Renhold, county of Bedfordshire, ½ mile south east of Renhold. There is here a Baptist chapel."