Wilden  Bedfordshire


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

WILDEN, a parish in the district and county of Bed ford; 5 miles NE of Bedford r. station. It has a post-office under Bedford. Acres, 2,160. Real property, £2,765. Pop., 501. Houses, 112. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £400.* Patron, Mrs. Chalk. The church is good; and there are an Independent chapel, an endowed school with £47 a year, and charities £26.

Wilden through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 08th December 2021

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