The history of Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK
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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 - 79 High Street

1911 Census entry for house

AddressKind of Building
The Compasses Inn Public House

1911 Census entry for occupants

First Names Surname Relation Condition Sex Age Birth year Occupation Where born
Amos ROBERTS Head Married M 31 1880 Licensed Victualer Beds Clophill
Florence Beatrice ROBERTS Wife Married 8 years F 28 1883 Derby
John Charles William ROBERTS Son M 7 1904 Beds Clophill
Ethel Isabella Margaret ROBERTS Daughter F 1 1910 Beds Clophill
Clara Beatrice PARKINSON Servant Single F 15 1896 General Servant Domestic Beds Clophill

1910 Finance Act

Occupier Owner Description Situation
Roberts, Amos Morris & Co, Ampthill Public House Compasses Inn

1925 Valuation Act

Occupier Owner Description Situation Detail Valuer's Comments
Butler F.C. Green J.W. Ltd Public House. B & P The Compasses Inn, High Street B & S Detached.
Down L (very large) Taproom Bar K. Up 5B. Cellar. Out B & T E.C. B & T Washhouse. WB & s Urinal. B & WB & S standing for 3 horses.
Brewers call once a week.
Trade 1 barrel/week, 1 gallon/month spirits, 4 dozen bottled/week
Takings never reckoned up. Good draw-up. Nice appearance. Very large living room. Could be used for dances.

Listed Building

Not listed

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