[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]
"TEMPSFORD, a parish and a village in the hundred of Biggleswade, county Bedford, 5 miles S.W. of St. Neot's, its post town, and 9 north east of Bedford. It is a station on the Great Northern railway. The village is on the great north road, and at the confluence of the rivers Ivel and Ouse. The soil consists of light loam and clay. The Cambridgeshire hounds meet in this parish. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, in the patronage of the crown. The church, dedicated to St. Peter, has recently been restored. The Wesleyans have a chapel. The parochial charities produce about £11 per annum. The principal residence is Tempsford Hall. W. Stuart, Esq., is lord of the manor."
"CHURCH END, a village in the parish of Tempsford, county of Bedfordshire, adjoining Tempsford to the north."
"LANGFORD END, a hamlet in the parish of Tempsford, county of Bedfordshire, 1 mile north east of Tempsford."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013