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The history of Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK
Including historical descriptions, maps and statistical analysis.

One Hundred Years Ago - Agriculture

To give an impression of what life was like in Clophill one hundred years ago sources from 1911 have been transcribed and interpreted.

"On Nov. 8th. Mr H. Swaffield, of Ampthill, acting under the instructions of Mrs. Fredk. Crouch, offered for sale at the Flying Horse Inn, about 5 1/2 acres of grass land (copyhold). Having a good frontage on the main street of the village. Mr. Crouch bought the land about 30 years ago for something like £600. It was now knocked down to Mr. Henry Upton, of Northfield farm, for £240."

Saturday, November 18, 1911. Ampthill News