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Colworth Farm, Bedfordshire

Historical Description

Colworth Farm, formerly an extra-parochial tract, is now a parish in Bedford union. It is 2 miles N of Sharnbrook station, has an area of 31 acres and a population of 6, and consists of a small farm and two cottages.

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

Civil Registration

For general information about Civil Registration (births, marriages and deaths) see the Civil Registration page.

Colworth Farm was in Bedford Registration District from 1837 to 1895

Land and Property

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


Online maps of Colworth Farm 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:

Parochial History

Colworth was formerly a parish, but under the provisions of the "Divided Parishes Act" by "Local Government Act, 1894," it now forms part of the parish of Sharnbrook.

Visitations Heraldic

A full transcript of the Visitations of Bedfordshire 1566, 1582, and 1634 is available online.