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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 - 85 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
William MATTHEWS Head Married 4 years M 34 1877 Market Gardener Clophill Beds
Clara MATTHEWS Wife Married F 38 1873 Orwell Beds

1910 Finance Act

Occupier Owner Description Situation
Matthews, William Collip Susan, Clophill House & pres High Street

1925 Valuation Act

Occupier Owner Description Situation Detail Valuer's Comments
Head A.C. Widdowson A.H.B. H & P Crosstrees. High Street B & S Detached.
Down P L. Up 2B, Boxroom. Out B & CI Washhouse, B & T E.C., shared, WB & T Barn.
Used to be 2 cottages.

Listed Building

Not listed

Additional Information

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