The history of Clophill, Bedfordshire, UK
Including historical descriptions, maps and statistical analysis.
Lived at Ivy House.
Andrew Hawkins Tanqueray was born in Tingrith, Bedfordshire in 1864. He was the ninth son of the rector of Tingrith. His grandfather was also Rector and had fourteen children. He attended Marlborough College and in 1887 married Alice Lucy Corby.
The 1891 census shows that he lived in Devon with wife and two children and gave his occupation as brewer. He was also the Mayor of Totnes.
The 1901 census shows that they moved to Finchley, London and had a third child. His occupation is given as Director Mechanical Engineering Company .
By 1911 they have moved to Bedford and his occupation is Managing Director, Brewery and Mech. Engineering.
At some time during World War One they moved to Ivy House Clophill, Bedfordshire.
A.H.Tanquery became a magistrate and also did much voluntary work for the village. See the timeline below for details. He died in 1938.