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Geographical and Historical information from the year 1898.

[Transcribed information from Kelly's Directory of Bedfordshire - 1898]

"SOULDROP, a parish and village on the borders of Northamptonshire, half a mile to the west of the road from Bedford to Higham Ferrers and Kettering, 2 miles north-west from Sharnbrook station on the main line of the Midland railway, 10 north-west from Bedford, 6 south from Higham Ferrers and 60 from London, in the Northern division of the county, hundred of Willey Warnbrook petty sessional division, union and county court district of Bedford, rural deanery of Felmersham, archdeaconry of Bedford and diocese of Ely.

The land is chiefly arable. The area is 1,076 acres; rateable value, £4,742; the population m 1891 was 221."

[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards 2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson 2010]
[from Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]

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