GREAT BARFORD: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1831.
[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1831]
(unless otherwise stated)
"GREAT BARFORD, a parish in the hundred of BARFORD, county of BEDFORD, 6 miles (east-north-east) from Bedford containing 635 inhabitants. The living is a discharged vicarage, united to that of Roxton, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the King's books at £9. The church is dedicated to All Saints. There is a place of worship for Wesleyan Methodists. The navigable river Ouse, here crossed by a bridge, runs along the south-eastern border of the parish."
[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards ©2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson ©2013]