GENUKI Home page    Genuki Contents GenUKI
Contents
    Bedfordshire Bedfordshire   NeighboursNearby places

RENHOLD

[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

"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."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson 2003

Census

Churches

Church History

Church Records

Description and Travel

Gazetteers

Military History

This page was originally generated by Martin Edwards in 2003 and maintained by him until 2009


This page is copyright. Do not copy any part of this page or website other than for personal use or as given in the conditions of use.
If you have any suggestions for links to other sites that may be useful to other researchers, please use this User Links page
Web-page generated by "DB2html" data-base extraction software ©Colin Hinson 2014