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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 - The Rising Sun

1911 Census entry for house

AddressKind of Building
The Rising SunPublic House

1911 Census entry for occupants

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First Names Surname Relation Condition Sex Age Birth year Occupation Where born
Charles DURSTON Head Married M 46 1865 Beer - House - Keeper Somerset Bawdrip
Ellen DURSTON Wife Married 23 years F 47 1864 Bedfordshire Clophill
George Lewis DURSTON Son Single M 23 1888 Market Gardener Bedfordshire Clophill
Ada Mary DURSTON Daughter Single F 19 1892 Hat Machinist Bedfordshire Clophill
Ada Mary DURSTON Son Single M 17 1894 Farm Labourer Bedfordshire Clophill
Annie DURSTON Daughter Single F 15 1896 Hat Machinist Bedfordshire Clophill
Eva May DURSTON Daughter F 13 1898 Bedfordshire Clophill
Nellie DURSTON Daughter F 10 1901 School Bedfordshire Clophill
Florence DURSTON Daughter F 3 1908 Bedfordshire Clophill

1910 Finance Act

Occupier Owner Description Situation
Hinton, Robert John Simpson &Co. Baldock, Herts Beerhouse, bldgs &premises Rising Sun

1925 Valuation Act

Occupier Owner Description Situation Detail Valuer's Comments
Bonness J.W. Ampthill Urban District Council H & P Water Works, Shefford Road B Cement-faced & S Detached.
Down P L K. Up 3B. Out B & S E.C. Coal barn CI Henhouse.

Listed Building

Not listed

Additional Information

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