Barford  Bedfordshire


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

BARFORD, a subdistrict and a hundred in beds. The subdistrict is in the district of Bedford; and contains the parish of Great Barford and four other parishes. Acres, 12,340. Pop., 3,100. Houses, 655.-The hundred includes the subdistrict and three other parishes; extends north-eastward from Bedford to Hunts; and is 11½ miles long and 4¼ broad. Acres, 24,770. Pop., 6,988. Houses, 1,460.

Barford through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 29th November 2021

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