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Bushmead, Bedfordshire

Historical Description

Bushmead, a seat on the north border of Beds, 5 miles W of St Neots. A priory of Black canons was founded hero in the time of Henry II. by the Beauchamps, and came at the dissolution to Sir W. Gascoigne. Much of the conventual buildings remains, but the front of the mansion is of modern date.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Bedfordshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Bushmead are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Bedfordshire papers online: