Place:


Tempsford  Bedfordshire

 

In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Tempsford like this:

TEMPSFORD, a parish, with a village, in Biggleswade district, Beds; at the confluence of the rivers Ouse and Ivel, and adjacent to the Great Northern railway, 4¾ miles SS W of St. Neots. It has a station on the railway, and a post-office under St. Neots. Acres, 2,350. Real property, £3,528. Pop., 566. Houses, 131. T. Hall belongs to W. Stuart, Esq. The Danes, for some time, held the land; and were expelled by the Saxons in 921. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, not reported. Patron, the Crown. The church is chiefly later English. Charities, £11.

Tempsford through time

Tempsford is now part of Mid Bedfordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how Mid Bedfordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Tempsford itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Tempsford in Mid Bedfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/4509

Date accessed: 28th May 2017


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