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

Further information

By cross-linking occupier information in the 1911 Census with occupier information in the 1910 Finance Act survey it is possible to identify some of the present addresses of buildings and hence identify who lived there.

It is not possibly to do it for all census entries for a number of reasons. The buildings may have been demolished, the numbers written on the map by the valuer may be illegible or the map may be missing. See How its done for more information.


Information for - 124 High Street

1911 Census entry for house

AddressKind of Building
High StreetPrivate House

1911 Census entry for occupants

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First Names Surname Relation Condition Sex Age Birth year Occupation Where born
David SHEPHARD Head Married M 62 1849 Market Gardener Bedfordshire Pirton
Lucy SHEPHARD Wife Married 44 years F 63 1848 Assisting In The Business Bedfordshire Clophill
John SHEPHARD Son Single M 24 1887 Agricultural Labourer Bedfordshire Clophill
Frank SHEPHARD Son Single M 21 1890 Gardener's Labourer Bedfordshire Clophill

1910 Finance Act

Occupier Owner Description Situation
Sheppard, David Lucas, Lord Cottage & pres High Street

1925 Valuation Act

No information available.

Listed Building

Title Location Grade Number Date first listed Date of most recent amendment Details
No name for this Entry 124, HIGH STREET, Clophill, Central Bedfordshire II 1311937 10 January 1985 NA House. C18. Timber framed construction with colourwashed roughcast render. Thatched roof. 2-room plan, single storeyed. 2 3-light leaded casement windows with C20 wood shutters. Off-centre plank door. Brick external stacks to both gable ends.

Additional Information

No. 124 was a weaver's cottage,' Mary Phillips. The Clophill Story.