[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1835] (unless otherwise stated)
"STEPPINGLEY, a parish in the hundred of REDBORNESTOKE, county of BEDFORD, 2 miles (S.W. by S.) from Ampthill, containing 323 inhabitants. The living is a discharged rectory, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £6. 16. 3., and in the patronage of the Duke of Bedford. The church is dedicated to St. Lawrence."