The history of Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK
Including historical descriptions, maps and statistical analysis.
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.
|Address||Kind of Building|
|High Street||Private House|
|First Names||Surname||Relation||Condition||Sex||Age||Birth year||Occupation||Where born|
|Ebenezer||GOSS||Head||Married||M||85||1826||Old Age Pensioner||Cranfield Beds|
|Hannah Amy||GOSS||Wife||Married 54 years||F||79||1832||Old Age Pensioner||Barton Beds|
|Goss, Ebenezer||Lucas, Lord||Ho Shop Pres & gdn||High Street|
|Shepard Mrs K.||Shepard Mrs K.||H Shop & P||104 Cross Tree, High Street||B & S Semi-detached.
Down L K Shop. Cellar little used. Up 3B. Out B & S Washhouse & E.C. B & S Pigsty. Shop 24½ x 12, Cellar Damp little used.
Across the road at 104, was also a shop run by the Shepherd family. Mr Shepherd died during a heavy thunderstorm one night from either a heart attack or he was struck by lightning. In the 1980s the shop was run by Mr and Mrs Stokes.' Jack Pitt's Clophill Memories.