MILLBROOK: Geographical and Historical information from the year 1835.
[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1835]
(unless otherwise stated)
"MILLBROOK, a parish in the hundred of REDBORNESTOKE, county of BEDFORD, 1½ mile (W. by N.) 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 Mel Lockie ©2010]