MILLBROOK: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1831.
[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1831]
(unless otherwise stated)
"MILLBROOK, a parish in the hundred of REDBORNESTOKE, county of BEDFORD, 1¼ mile (north-west) from Ampthill, containing 405 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £9.16.3., and in the patronage of Lord Holland. The church is dedicated to St. Michael. Here was anciently a small cell of Benedictine monks, subordinate to the abbey of St. Alban's, who were afterwards removed to the Hermitage of Moddry, belonging also to St. Alban's."
[Description(s) transcribed by Martin Edwards ©2003 and later edited by Colin Hinson ©2013]