Bedfordshire Local History Association

General HIB Index

The General Index for all of the History in Bedfordshire newsletters can be found below which is searchable. A pdf version can found here.

BEDFORDSHIRE LOCAL HISTORY ASSOCIATIONHISTORY IN BEDFORDSHIRE
Subject Index, Vols 1–7Compiled by TED MARTIN
NB: Ephemeral items such as notices of meetings have not been included but all notices of BLHA AGMs and Conferences are indexed. Issues in Volumes 1–6 consisted of 4 pages only so page numbers are not necessary. From volume 7 page numbers are included. Books reviewed or noticed and periodicals are shown in italics. Below is a table showing all the issues of HIB to date.
Issue DateIssue DateIssue DateIssue Date
Issue 1.1 Winter 1992/3
Issue 1.2 Spring 1993
Issue 1.3 Summer 1993
Issue 1.4 Autumn 1993
Issue 1.5 Winter 1993/4
Issue 1.6 Spring 1994
Issue 1.7 Summer 1994
Issue 1.8 Autumn 1994
Issue 1.9 Winter 1994/95
Issue 1.10 Spring 1995
Issue 1.11 Summer 1995
Issue 1.12 Autumn 1995
Issue 2.1 Winter 1995/6
Issue 2.2 Autumn 1996
Issue 2.3 Winter 1996/7
Issue 2.4 Spring 1997
Issue 2.5 Summer 1997
Issue 2.6 Autumn 1997
Issue 2.7 Winter 1997/8
Issue 2.8 Summer1998
Issue 2.9 Winter 1998/9
Issue 2.10 Summer 1999
Issue 2.11 Winter 1999
Issue 2.12 Spring 2000
Issue 3.1 Summer 2000
Issue 3.2 Winter 2000/1
Issue 3.3 Summer 2001
Issue 3.4 Winter 2001/2
Issue 3.5 Summer 2002
Issue 3.6 Autumn 2002
Issue 3.7 Winter 2002/3
Issue 3.8 Summer 2003
Issue 3.9 Winter 2003/4
Issue 3.10 Summer 2004
Issue 3.11 Spring 2005
Issue 3.12 Autumn 2005
Issue 4.1 Winter 2005/6
Issue 4.2 Spring 2006
Issue 4.3 Summer 2006
Issue 4.4 Autumn 2006
Issue 4.5 Winter 2006/2007
Issue 4.6 Spring 2007
Issue 4.7 Summer 2007
Issue 4.8 Winter 2007/2008
Issue 4.9 Spring 2008
Issue 4.10 Summer 2008
Issue 4.11 Winter 2008/2009
Issue 4.12 Spring 2009
Issue DateIssue DateIssue DateIssue Date
Issue 5.1 Autumn 2009
Issue 5.2 Winter 2009/2010
Issue 5.3 Spring 2010
Issue 5.4 Summer 2010
Issue 5.5 Autumn 2010
Issue 5.6 Winter 2010/2011
Issue 5.7 Spring 2011
Issue 5.8 Summer 2011
Issue 5.9 Autumn 2011
Issue 5.10 Winter 2011/12
Issue 5.11 Spring 2012
Issue 5.12 Summer 2012
Issue 6.1 Autumn 2012
Issue 6.2 Winter 2012/13
Issue 6.3 Spring 2013
Issue 6.4 Summer 2013
Issue 6.5 Autumn 2013
Issue 6.6 Winter 2013/2014
Issue 6.7 Spring 2014
Issue 6.8 Summer 2014
Issue 6.9 Autumn 2014
Issue 7.1 Winter 2015
Issue 7.2 Spring 2015
Issue 7.3 Summer 2015
Issue 7.4 Autumn 2015
Issue 7.5 Winter 2015/16
Issue 7.6 Spring 2016
Issue 7.7 Summer 2016
Issue 7.8 Autumn 2016
Issue 7.9 Winter 2016/17
Issue 7.10 Spring 2017
Issue 7.11 Summer 2017
Issue 7.12 Autumn 2017
Issue 8.1 Winter 2017/18
Subject Index 
1227, Bedfordshire Life in the Year, 2.3
126th Coy Canadian Forestry Corps, 3.4
1285, As it was in, so it is in 1994, 1.6
1881 Census, 1.11
1899, Education, Silsoe, in, 2.4
1901 Census, 3.4
1910 ‘Domesday’ Finance Act Records, The, 3.2
20th Century Defences in Britain, 1.12
A‘A Little Older than our Teeth’: Langford Methodist Church, c1835–2012, 5.12
A panacea in Bedford, 5.11
A Place in the Country, 8.1: 2
Accounts of the Guild of the Holy Trinity, Luton, 1526/7–1546/7, The, 6.4
Admiral Byng, The Dillys of Southill, and Dr Johnson, 5.8
Aeronautical Research Heritage, An, Wings over Thurleigh, 3.5
Aircraft
* British Built, Volume 4, Central and Eastern England, 5.2
Airfield, Everton & Tempsford 2.7
Albone, Daniel, 3.8
All Change at Bedford, 6.2
Allen, W H, engineering, 5.3, 7.1: 5
Allotments, Nineteenth Century, from Local Sources: Breaking New Ground:, 5.5
American at Wrest: Wrest Park in Edwardian Times, 8.1: 3
Ampthill
* and District Archaeological and Local History Society, BLARS deposits by, 4.5, 4.9
* Around, 1.1
* Benjamin Rhodes of, c1610–57, 5.6, 5.7
* Castle or Manor, A Brief Historical Outline, 4.12
* Full Steam Ahead, 3.5
* Gas and Coke Company, 1848–1936, The, 6.3
* historian receives national award, 4.11
* in Old Picture Postcards, Vol 3, 1.12
* King’s Manor of, Summary of information obtained from Accounts of, 1533–1539, 4.12
* Muster at the King’s Manor of, in 1536, 6.6
* Seventeenth Century, & Hugh Reeve its ‘True & Lawful Parson’, 3.2
* The Knoll, 2.12
Ancestors, Tracing in Bedfordshire, 2.1
Anglia University – Centre for Regional Studies, 2.7
Anglo-Saxon Church, Saint Peter’s, Bedford, An, 3.5
Anne Mary Buck, 3.12
Apprenticeship, legal, baker, not having served, 2.10
Apsley Cherry-Garrard, 1886–1959, 6.1
Arch, Harry, 2.10
Archaeology
* Bedfordshire
* Vol 21, 1.7
* Vol 22, 2.3
* Biggleswade, Hidden history revealed in, 7.5: 5
* Sharnbrook, digging up its past, 4.8
* Willington
* west of, 7.2: 5
* what’s been going on in, 6.5
Archery, Letter, 3.9
Archive CD Books, Letter, 3.10
Argent, Private Denis, Royal Engineers, The Diary of, Soldier in Bedfordshire, A: 5.1
Around Ampthill, 1.1
As it was in 1285 so it is in 1994, 1.6
Aspley Guise in the 19th Century (1815–1914), 2.9
Auctioneers, Estate Agents and Surveyors, Memoir of a Bedford Firm of, Peacocks, Pride of, 7.1: 12
Augustus Henry Orlebar and the Schneider Trophy, 5.9, 5.10,
Aussies in your Attic?, 2.2
BBagshawe's (Engineering) & Cross’s (Paperware), Old Trades of Dunstable, 3.2
Baker, not having served legal apprenticeship, 2.10
Baptists, Potton, 4.3
Bassingbourn Fen, The Dinosaurs on, 2.9
Battersea Dogs Home, Grave of the founder of, 5.11
BBC Hands on History, 5.5
BCRO see Record Office
Beats, Boots and Thieves – A History of Policing in North Bedfordshire, 6.3
Bedford
* All Change at, 6.2
* Bousfield Diaries, The: A middle class family in late Victorian, 4.7
* Bridge to, 5.5
* industrial past, relic, 7.1: 5
* Brewery in, 4.1
* Duchess of, 7.4: 4
* First Generation Italians in, Memories of, Hidden Voices, 2.10
* Historical Record Society, 1.4
* Library, postcard collection at 7.6, 8; 7.7: 4
* Local History Magazine, 6.9
* Lunatic Asylum: l8l2–1860, A Proper House, 1.3
* Memoir of a Firm of Auctioneers, Estate Agents and Surveyors, Peacocks, Pride of, 7.1: 12
* Motoring Heritage, 3.8
* Saint Peter de Merton
* Anglo-Saxon Church, An, 3.5
* Hiberno-Saxon Runic Stone, 4.5
* Norman arch, 7.1: 6
* Saint Leonard’s Hospital, brief history, 4.4
* Scenes of, historic postcard/photograph collection at Bedford Central Library, 7.8: 8
* School’s Secret Old Boys and their Special Operations in World War Two, 6.7
* Spy School, 6.7
* to Hitchin Railway, 5.11
* Town Centre Statues: A Self-Guided Walk with Street Map, 6.6, 6.7
Bedford Hills Historical Museum, New York State, 3.12
Bedford Library, postcard collection at, 7.6, 8; 7.7: 4; 7.8: 8
Bedford’s Motoring Heritage, 3.8
Bedfords, Second, in France and Flanders 1914–1918, 5.6
Bedfordshire (see also under individual places)
* 1940s–1990s, 3.8
* and Luton Records Service see Record Office
* and Northamptonshire, Characters and events in the history of, Folk, 1.8
* Archaeology
Vol 21, 1.7
Vol 22, 2.3
* Archives and Records Service, see Record Office
* at War in Old Photographs, 2.6
* Auctioneers, Estate Agents and Surveyors, Memoir of Firm of, 7.1: 12; 7.2: 13
* Beats, Boots and Thieves – A History of Policing in North, 6.3
* Bernard West’s, 4.7
* Bibliography, The, 8.1: 2
* Bridges of, 2.6
* Churches
1820–1865, 1.7
in the 19th Century, Pt. 3, Parishes S-Y, 3.2; Part 4, Appendices and Index, 3.4
* Clergy (q.v.), rich and poor, in, 3.7, 6.8, 6.9
* Coprolite Industry, in, 2.7
* County Record Office see Record Office
* East, Steam on Road and Field in, 1.5
* Episcopal Visitations in, 1706–1720, 3.7
* Family, The True Story of a, Threads of Time, 3.1
* Family History Society, 1.2
* Farmer’s Boy, Nostalgic Thoughts of a, Gleanings Revisited, 1.12
* Farming in,1883, 4.11
* Festival of Britain Placename Boards in, 2.8
* First blue plaque, 5.4
* Fossil Diggings, The, 6.7
* Gardens Trust, 3.11
* Hearth tax, Bedfordshire in 1670, evidence from, 6.7, 6.8
* Heritage Website Competition, 3.4, 3.5
* Historic Environment Record, The, 2.11
* Historical Miscellany: Essays in Honour of Patricia Bell, 1.6
* Historical Record Society see Bedfordshire Historical Record Society
* How Bedfordshire Voted,
1635-1715, Vol 1, 4.5
1685–1735, 4.10
1735–1784, 6.1
* in 1670: evidence from the hearth tax, 6.7, 6.8
* Journeys into, 1.8
* Libraries Gateway to the Internet, 3.3
* Life in the Year 1227, 2.3
* Local History Association see BLHA
* Local History Magazine, 8.1: 16
* Magazine see Bedfordshire Magazine
* Methodism in, rise of, study of 1736–1851, 6.9; 7.1: 11
* Mid-Beds villages in the 1920s and 1930s, self-sufficiency in, 6.5
* Milestones, 6.4
* Muster Lists 1539–1841, 1.1
* Papermaking in, 6.4
* Parish Poor Law Papers 1622–1834, 4.3
* Promoting, 5.3
* Place Names, 6.7
* Quiz Book, A, 2.9
* Regiment see Bedfordshire Regiment
* Rich and poor clergy (q.v.) in, 3.7, 6.8, 6.9
* Shire Guide to, 1.11
* Soldier in, A: The Diary of Private Denis Argent, Royal Engineers, 5.1
* Spy Capital of Britain, The – Bedfordshire’s secret war 1939–1945, 4.7
* Then and Now, 2.3
* Tracing Ancestors in, 2.1
* Voting
1635-1715, 4.5
1685–1735, 4.10
1735–1784, 6.1
* Wills
1484–1533, 2.6
1531–1539, 4.3
* Woad in, 5.1
* Women’s Land Army see Bedfordshire Women’s Land Army
* Wool Trade, in, 5.9
* Yesteryears
* Vol 2, 1.8
* Vol 3, Craftsmen and Trades People, 1.12
Bedfordshire and Luton Records Service see Record Office
Bedfordshire Archives and Records Service see Record Office
Bedfordshire County Record Office see Record Office
Bedfordshire Family History Society, 1.2
Bedfordshire Historical Record Society
* Fowler Library, 3.10
* interactive database of secondary sources, 4.11
Bedfordshire Local History Association see BLHA
Bedfordshire Magazine, 2.9
* 50th Anniversary, 2.4
* at risk, 2.3
Bedfordshire Regiment. 7th Battalion, 1915–1918, 3.10
Bedfordshire Women’s Land Army, 4.3
* during the First Word War, 5.3, 5.4
* History of, ‘We Wouldn’t Have Missed it for the World’, 4.10
* Outline History of the, Part 1, 3.9; Part 2, 3.10
Beetroot, Sugar from in 1869 Clapham, 4.10
Bell, Patricia, Essays in Honour of: Bedfordshire Historical Miscellany, 1.6
Benjamin Rhodes of Ampthill c1610–57, 5.6, 5.7
Benjamin Rogers Rector of Carlton, 1720–1771, Historical Carlton through the Diary of, 2.12
Bernard West’s Bedfordshire, 4.7
Betty Chambers, 3.3
Between The Hills – The Story of Lilley, a Chiltern Village, 1.6
Biddenham
* Village of, through the Ages, The, 6.4, 6.5
Biggleswade
* and District History Society, 4.6
* and the Great War: Our Own Flesh and Blood, 5.3
* Brewery, The Story of, 1.5
* Bygone, Vol 2, 3.9; Vol 3, 4.1
* Common, 7.3: 4
* Hidden history revealed in, 7.5: 5
* History Society, index to 5 volumes of photos, 3.1
* Old, Vol 4, 1.1
Biggleswade’s Laughing Policeman: Charles Penrose (1873–1952), 7.11: 14
* Postscript, 7.11: 17
Blackgrove Wood, Tilsworth, murder in, 1821, 5.6
BLARS see Record Office
BLHA
* Annual Conference & AGM
1994, 1.5, 1.6, 1.7
1995, 1.8, 1.9, 1.10, 1.11
* running, 1.12
1996, 1.12, 2.1, 2.2
1997, 2.4, 2.5
1998, 2.6, 2.8
1999, 2.9
2000, 2.9, 2.10, 2.11, 2.12, 3.1
2001, 3.2
2002, 3.4, 3.5
2003, 3.5, 3.6, 3.7
2004, 3.8, 3.9
2005, 3.10, 3.11, 3.12
2006, 4.1, 4.2, 4.3
2007, 4.4, 4.5
2008, 4.8, 4.9
2009, 4.10, 4.11, 4.12, 5.1
2010, 5.1, 5.2, 5.3, 5.4
2011, 5.5, 5.6, 5.7
2012, 5.10, 5.11
2013, 6.3
2014 & AGM, 6.7
2015, 7.3: 3
2016, 7.3: 4; 7.6, 2; 7.8: 3
2017, 7.9: 2; 7.10: 2–4; 7.11: 2–4
* Autumn Forum of Member Societies, 4.3
* BLARS Users Panel, BLHA representative on, 4.2
* Conference delegates get their just desserts, 7.3: 16
* Extraordinary General Meeting, 1.5
* Fifteenth Anniversary Meeting, 4.7, 4.8
* First year, 1.6
* Inaugural General Meeting, 1.1, 1.2
* Inauguration, 1.3
* meeting, Clapham Village Hall, 4.9
* Networking initiative, 7.9: 3
Speakers, Register of, 4.2
* sponsored workshops at the Record Office, 7.8: 6
Successful First Event, 1.4
* Summary of Perceived Needs, 1.1
* website, 3.11, 4.11, 5.3
Blue plaque, Bedfordshire’s first, 5.4
Books, Archive CD, Letter, 3.10
Bousfield Diaries, The: A middle class family in late Victorian Bedford, 4.7
Breaking New Ground: Nineteenth Century Allotments from Local Sources, 5.5
Brewery in Bedford, 4.1
Bridge to Bedford, 5.5
Bridges
* of Bedfordshire, 2.6
* of Time, 4.8
Brief History of the Feoffee Cottages of Toddington, 4.3
British Built Aircraft, Volume 4, Central and Eastern England, 5.2
Broadbridge, Rev Jim, 5.2
Brooks Family of Flitwick, 5.12
* Connections between, and Dells, 3.11
Brooks, John Hatfield, 1843–63, Diary of an Indian Cavalry Officer 1843–63, 3.10
Brown [Lancelot] Capability, landscapes, 7.6, 6
Buck, Anne Mary, 3.12
Buildings of England: Bedfordshire, Huntingdonshire and Peterborough, The, 6.9
Bunyan, John, His Life and Times, 1.12
Bushmead Priory, 4.4
Butchers, On the Value of, 1.6
Bygone Biggleswade, Vol 2, 3.9; Vol 3, 4.1
Byng, Admiral, The Dillys of Southill, and Dr Johnson, 5.8
CCaddington
in the Year 2000, 3.5
Local History Group, 4.8
Calendar of Close Rolls (1279–1288) – 13 Edward I (1285), 1.6
Cameo of Fashion1951–1982, 4.1
Canadian Forestry Corps, 126th Coy, 3.4
Capability Brown’s landscapes, 7.6, 6
Carlton
Historical, through the Diary of Benjamin Rogers Rector of Carlton, 1720–1771, 2.12
Stayesmore Manor, 5.5, 5.6
CD Books, Archive. Letter, 3.10
Census
1881, 1.11
1901, 3.4
Centenary of BLARS, 5.10
Centre for Regional Studies – Anglia University, 2.7
Chalk on my Shoes: Memoirs of a Chilterns Childhood, 4.3
Chambers, Betty, 3.3
Changing Face of Luton, The, 1.3
Changing Village, A, Clapham, 4.10
Charter Marks, Record Office, and Local Government Reorganisation, 1.5
Cherry-Garrard, Apsley, 1886–1959, 6.1
Chicksands, 1.3, 1.4
Priory, 1.12
Questionnaire. 1.9
Childhood
Chilterns, Memoirs of a: Chalk on my Shoes, 4.3
Knighton Grange, Memories of My Childhood on a Lone Farm, 6.1
The Family, and Schooldays, 1.6
Chiltern Village, Lilley, a, The Story of, Between The Hills,1.6
Chronicle of Victorian Life in Pulloxhill 1875–1881, 3.7
Church
and village memorials project, 5.2
Graveyards, Public Safety in, 4.2
Churches
Bedfordshire
1820–1865, Vol 1, 1.7
in the 19th Century, Part IV, Appendices and Index, 3.4
Clapham
A Changing Village, 4.10
Historical Society, 4.11
School, Journal of Mr E Wilkinson, Headmaster, 1943–1956, 2.11
Sugar from Beetroot in 1869, 4.10
Clayton, letter, 2.2
Clergy, rich and poor in Bedfordshire
and their patrons, 3.7
in the 18th century, 6.8, 6.9
Clophill, census returns for, 4.6
Cobbler Hero, 7.4: 10
Coldham’s Common, The Dinosaurs on, 2.9
Colmworth
and Neighbours History Society, 4.2
Colmworth and Neighbours History: Journal of the Colmworth and Neighbours History Society
Volume 1, November 2011, 5.11
Volume 2, June 2013, 6.5
Volume 3, November 2014, 7.2: 14
Rector of, The Rev Thomas Whitehurst, 6.3
Colworth in Context, 2.7
‘Common Ground – Parish Map’, letter, 1.12
Comparison of Historical Knowledge with a Resistance Survey, A, 4.1
Connections between Brookses and Dells of Flitwick Manor, 3.11
Coprolite Industry in Bedfordshire, 2.7
Craftsmen and Trades People, Bedfordshire’s Yesteryears, Vol 3, 1.12
Cross’s (Paperware), & Bagshawe’s (Engineering), Old Trades of Dunstable, 3.2
Crosshall, Hall of, the Rise and Fall of, 8.1: 9
DD-day, my small part in, 6.9
Dales Dubbin and Flemons’ Herbs, Old Trades of Dunstable (1), 2.3
Dashing Dragoon, Anguished Emissary: The story of William Samuel Hogge in Southern Africa, 6.8
Dells, connections between and Brookses of Flitwick Manor, 3.11
Defences, Twentieth Century, in Britain, 1.12
Diary of an Indian Cavalry Officer 1843–63 – John Hatfield Brooks1843–63, 3.10
Digital Newspapers as a Local History Tool, 3.12
Dillys of Southill, Dr Johnson and Admiral Byng, 5.8
Dinosaurs
on Coldham’s Common, 2.9
on Sandy Heath, 2.9
Dinosaurs – continued
on Bassingbourn Fen, 2.9
Disasters from Bedfordshire’s Skies:
Flying Duchess, 7.4: 4
R101 Disaster, 1930, 7.3: 6
Discovering Prehistoric England, 1.5
Doctor Johnson, The Dillys of Southill and Admiral Byng, 5.8
Dominion [Gramophone] Records, 4.9
Dorothy Clotilda Shuttleworth, 7.12: 2
Dottle Tree, Scraunchings from Beneath the, 3.11
Dovecote, Tudor, Willington, 6.7
centenary of, 7.1: 3
Duchess of Bedford, 7.4: 4
Duck decoy, in search of a, 2.8
Duck Decoys, Local, 2.8
Dunstable
A Brief History of, 1000-2000AD: Proud Heritage, 3.1
Dunstaplelogia, 3.7
Early, in Maps and Pictures, 6.7, 6.8
Old Trades of
Bagshawe’s (Engineering) & Cross’s (Paperware), 3.2
Dales Dubbin and Flemons’ Herbs, 2.3
Shops and Markets, 2.6
Whiting Works, The, 2.9
Some Memories, 1.11
Twenty-five Years of, 1952–1977, 3.6
with the Priory, 1.8
Dunstaplelogia, 3.7
Durham Miners, Unemployed, Came to Potton, 1.11
DVD, ‘Three Market Towns’, 5.3
Dyer, Dr James, 6.6
EEarly Dunstable in Maps and Pictures, 6.7, 6.8
East Beds, Steam on Road and Field in, 1.5
Eaton Socon Cage, 7.2: 6
Editorial, 7.1: 3; 7.2: 3
Education, Silsoe, in 1899, 2.4
Edward Rust of Maulden labourer, 2.10
Edwardian Times, Wrest Park in, an American at Wrest, 8.1: 3
Eighteenth Century’s Underclass, 2.5
Elstow, excavations at, 2.3
Eltisley History Society book, 6.9
Emmison, F G, 1907–1995 – A Bedfordshire Perspective, 2.1
English Heritage websites, 4.7
English Local History, 3.6
Episcopal Visitations in Bedfordshire 1706–1720, 3.7
Essays in Honour of Patricia Bell: Bedfordshire Historical Miscellany, 1.6
Eversholt Odds and Ends, 1.1
Everton & Tempsford Airfield, 2.7
Everton-Cum-Tetworth, History of Saint Mary’s Church, The, 3.2
FFactory lnspector’s Report 1890, 2.11
Fallen of Gravenhurst in the Great War, 7.12: 11
Family, The, Childhood and Schooldays, 1.6
Farmers, Consumers, Innovators: The World of Joan Thirsk, 7.9: 19
Farming in Bedfordshire 1883, 4.11
Fashion 1951–1982, Cameo of, 4.1
Felmersham, The History of a Riverside Parish, 3.9
Feoffee Cottages of Toddington, A Brief History of, 4.3
Festival of Britain Placename Boards in Bedfordshire, 2.8
Festival of British Archaeology, 2015, 7.3 4
Fever Hospitals and Fever Nurses, A British Social History of Fever Nursing, 3.11
Fever Nurses, Fever Hospitals, and, A British Social History of Fever Nursing, 3.11
Field, Lily, Reminiscences of for 1915–52: Lutonian Odyssey, 4.11
Finance Act Records, The 1910 ‘Domesday’, 3.2
Fire Service
Leighton Buzzard, history of, 4.2
Horse Engine House, 2.1
Our, 2.1
First Viscount Peel, 2.2
First World War
Biggleswade and: Our Own Flesh and Blood, 5.3
Gravenhurst, Fallen of, 7.12: 11
Hospital at Wrest Park, 7.6, 8
Lidlington casualties, 7.6, 13
Man who Ran London during: The Diaries and Letters of Lieutenant General Sir Francis Lloyd, GCVO, KCB, DSO, 1853–1926, 5.5
Pirton – A Village in Anguish: The story of 30 men from a Hertfordshire Village who died in WW1, 5.4
Second Bedfords in France and Flanders 1914–1918, 5.6
Twentieth Century Defences in Britain, 1.12
Women’s Land Army in Bedfordshire during, 5.3, 5.4
Fisher, Thomas, 5.4
Flemons’ Herbs, Dales Dubbin, and, Old Trades of Dunstable, 2.3
Flitwick
A Daily Tonic, 3.7
A Vanishing Village, 1.1, 1.8
The Brooks Family of, 5.12
Manor, Brookses and Dells of, Connections between, 3.11
Folk: Characters and events in the history of Bedfordshire and Northamptonshire, 1.8
Flying Duchess, 7.4: 4
Fowler Library, Bedfordshire Historical Record Society, 3.10
From ploughboy to missionary: The life of Arthur Hills, Part 1, 7.11: 7; Part 2, 7.12: 3
Full Steam Ahead, Ampthill, 3.5
Funeral Eulogies and Bedfordshire Archive Service, 7.11: 4

GGenealogical Services Directory 2000, The, 3.1
Girls in Blue, The Story of the Luton Girls Choir, 3.4
Gleanings Revisited, Nostalgic Thoughts of a Bedfordshire Farmer’s Boy, 1.12
Godber, Joyce, 2.12
[Gramophone] Record for Luton, 4.9
Grafton Regis events, 7.10: 5
Grave of the founder of Battersea Dogs Home, 5.11
Gravenhurst, Fallen of, in the Great War, 7.12: 11
Graveyards, Church, Public Safety in, 4.2
Great Ouse Valley, Prehistoric Roman and Post-Roman Landscapes of the, 3.6
Great War see First World War.
Guild of the Holy Trinity, Luton, The Accounts of the, 1526/7–1546/7, 6.4
HHall of Crosshall, the Rise and Fall of, 8.1: 9
Harry Arch, 2.10
Hat Industry of Luton and its Buildings, 6.6, 6.7
Hats and Bonnets, Straw, 3.9
Hearth tax, Bedfordshire in 1670, evidence from, 6.7, 6.8
Henlow Common
Coin hoard, 7.9: 6
Heritage
Lottery Fund, 6.1, 6.3
Open Days, 5.3, 5.8
Website Competition, Bedfordshire, 3.4, 3.5
Hertfordshire’s Mills, The Story of: Wind, Water and Steam, 7.9: 18
Hiberno-Saxon Runic Stone at St Peter’s de Merton, Bedford, 4.5
Hidden history revealed in Biggleswade, 7.5: 5
Hidden Voices: Memories of First Generation Italians in Bedford, 2.10
Hills, Arthur, The life of, from ploughboy to missionary: Part 1, 7.11: 7; Part 2, 7.12: 3
Historic Environment
Record, The Bedfordshire, 2.11
Research Conferences 2011–2012, 5.9
Historical Knowledge with a Resistance Survey, A comparison of, 4.1
Historical Miscellany, Bedfordshire: Essays in Honour of Patricia Bell, 1.6
History in Bedfordshire No 1, 1.1
History of
Luton, A, from the Conquerors to Carnival, 5.7
Saint Mary’s Church, Everton-Cum-Tetworth, The, 3.2
Historypin, 5.4
Hoddlesden and its Satellite Villages, 7.2: 16
Hogge William Samuel, Dashing Dragoon, Anguished Emissary: The story of, in Southern Africa, 6.8
Horse Engine House, 2.1
Houghton Conquest, 4.1
Victorian Family at, 1838–1878, 4.1
How Bedfordshire Voted
1635-1715, Vol 1, 4.5
1685–1735, 4.10
1735–1784, 6.1
Hugh Reeve, Seventeenth Century Ampthill & its ‘True & Lawful Parson’, 3.2
IIceland, Volcano in?, 5.8
Images of Old Offley, 1.5
Indexing Project, Local Newspapers, an Account of an, 3.4
Indian Cavalry Officer, Diary of an, 1843–63 – John Hatfield Brooks1843–63, 3.10
Industry
Relic of Bedford’s industrial past, 7.1: 5
Internet, Bedfordshire Libraries Gateway to the, 3.3
Iron Age and Roman Settlement on the Stagsden Bypass, 3.2
Italians in Bedford, First Generation, Memories of, Hidden Voices, 2.10
Ivel [Tractor] Story, The 3.8
JJohn Bunyan His Life and Times, 1.12
John Hatfield Brooks1843–63, Diary of an Indian Cavalry Officer 1843–63, 3.10
Journal Archive, New Home for, 1.12
Journeys into Bedfordshire, 1.8
Joyce Godber, 2.12
Joys of getting side-tracked in Historical Research, 7.5: 6
KKempston
excavations at, 2.3
Old, 3.4
Knighton Grange, Memories of My Childhood on a Lone Farm, 6.1
Knitting Bishop, 7.1: 9
Knoll, The, Ampthill, 2.12
LLand Army, Women’s, in Bedfordshire during the First Word War, 5.3, 5.4
Land girls, historical research, 7.5: 6
Langford
[& District] History Society, 6.3
photographic bequest, 5.6
website, 5.3
Cobbler Hero, 7.4: 10
in 1827, 7.6, 16
Index of Names, 7.2: 4
Methodist Church, c1835–2012, ‘A Little Older than our Teeth’, 5.12
Mill, 6.4
Langford – continued
papermaking in, 6.4
Through the Lens, 1.1
LBC at Stewartby, World War II and, 5.9, 5.10
Legacies – Tales and Legends of Luton and the North Chilterns, 1.6
Leighton Buzzard
& District Archaeological and Historical Society, 5.4
and Linslade: A History, 4.11
Fire Service, history of, 4.2
Way to School, The, 1.8
Lidlington – A[n] Historical Guide through the Bedfordshire Village, 2.7
First World War, casualties, 7.6, 13
Life Runneth as The Brooks: The Brooks Family in Bedfordshire, 5.11, 5.12
Lilley, a Chiltern Village, The Story of, Between The Hills,1.6
Linslade, Leighton Buzzard and: A History, 4.11
Lloyd, Lieutenant General Sir Francis, GCVO, KCB, DSO, 1853–1926: Man who Ran London during the Great War: The Diaries and Letters of, 5.5
Local Duck Decoys, 2.8
Local Government Reorganisation, Record Office, Charter Marks, and, 1.5
Local History
Conference, 1995, running, 1.12
Digital Newspapers as a Tool, 3.12
English, 3.6
Local Newspapers, an Account of an Indexing Project, 3.4
London Brick Company see LBC
Luton
Accounts of the Guild of the Holy Trinity, The, 1526/7–1546/7, 6.4
and the North Chilterns, Tales and Legends of – Legacies, 1.6
Celebrates 50 Years of History (1920s–1970s), video, 1.11
Changing Face of, The, 1.3
Factory lnspector’s Report 1890, 2.11
Hat Industry of, and its Buildings, 6.6, 6.7
History of, A, from the Conquerors to Carnival, 5.7
Museum see Luton Museum
Record [Gramophone], for, 4.9
Red Cross Band, 8.1: 13
[School] for Girls and Boys, 3.11
Strawopolis, Luton Transformed, 2.11
Transformed, Strawopolis, 2.11
Vauxhall Motors and the Luton Economy, 3.8
Luton, The, for Girls and Boys, Vol 1, ‘Rhubarb and Custard’; Vol 2, Crimson and Gold, 3.11
Luton Girls Choir, The Story of the, Girls in Blue, 3.4
Luton Museum
and Art Gallery, 1.12
in Partnership with the Local Community, 3.6
Lutonian Odyssey: Reminiscences of Lily Field for 1915–52, 4.11
MMan who Ran London during the Great War: The Diaries and Letters of Lieutenant General Sir Francis Lloyd, GCVO, KCB, DSO, 1853–1926, 5.5
Manorial records, manors and: Part 1, 2.5; Part 2, 2.6; Part 3, 2.7
Manors and manorial records: Part 1, 2.5; Part 2, 2.6; Part 3, 2.7
Markets, Shops and, Old Trades of Dunstable, 2.6
Maulden
Edward Rust of, labourer, 2.10
Mausoleum, 3.3, 3.6, 3.11, 4.10
vandalised by lead thieves, 4.10
Mausoleum, Maulden, 3.3, 3.6, 3.11
Methodism, rise of, study of Bedfordshire 1736–1851, 6.9; 7.1: 11
Methodists, Millers and, 5.4
Mid-Beds villages in the 1920s and 1930s, self-sufficiency in, 6.5
Millbrook
Church and village memorials project, 5.2
War Memorial, 5.3
Millers and Methodists, 5.4
Miners, Unemployed Durham, Came to Potton, 1.11
Miss Caroline [Orlebar]’s Campaign, 6.7
Monoux, Lady Dorothy (1684–1758), portrait of, 7.12: 2
Motor Meet at Wrest Park in 1907, 7.9: 4
Motoring, Bedford’s Motoring Heritage, 3.8
Murder in Blackgrove Wood, Tilsworth, 1821, 5.6
Leighton Buzzard, in, 7.6, 15
Murders and Mysteries People and Plots, 1.3
Museums, Bedford Hills Historical Museum, New York State, 3.12
Muster
at the King’s Manor of Ampthill in 1536, 6.6
Lists 1539–1841, Bedfordshire, 1.1
Mysteries, Murders and, People and Plots, 1.3
NNational History Month, 5.3
Natural history, new book from Stevington, 7.6, 7
New Home for Journal Archive, 1.12
New Light on Dr George Witt, 1804–69, 7.9: 7; 7.10: 6
New York State, Bedford Hills Historical Museum, 3.12
Nineteenth Century Allotments from Local Sources: Breaking New Ground, 5.5
Newspapers
Digital, as a Local History Tool, 3.12
Local, an Account of an Indexing Project, 3.4
Nineteenth century
Aspley Guise in the (1815–1914), 2.9
Bedfordshire Churches in the, Part 3, Parishes S–Y, 3.2; Part 4, Appendices and Index, 3.4
Victorian Life in Pulloxhill 1875–1881, 3.7
Nineteenth century, Bedfordshire Churches in the 19th Century
Norman Arch at St Peter de Merton, Bedford: 7.1: 6
Norman Cross, prison at: a ‘Time Team’ investigation, 5.7
North Chilterns, Luton and the, Tales and Legends of – Legacies, 1.6
Northamptonshire, Bedfordshire and, Characters and events in the history of. Folk, 1.8
Norton, Mary, 5.4
OO’Connor, Bernard, the books of, 6.6, 6.7
Offley, Old, Images of, 1.5
Old Biggleswade Vol 4, 1.1
Old Kempston, 3.4
Old Toddington Revisited, 1.1
Old Trades of Dunstable
Bagshawe’s (Engineering) & Cross’s (Paperware), 3.2
Dales Dubbin and Flemons’ Herbs, 2.3
Shops and Markets, 2.6
Whiting Works, The, 2.9
On the Value of Streams, Butchers and Transport, 1.6
Orangery at Wrest Park, 3.8
Orlebar, Augustus Henry, and the Schneider Trophy, 5.9, 5.10,
Orlebar, Miss Caroline, campaign, 6.7
Osborn Papers, The, 1.9
Our Fire Service, 2.1
Outline History of the Bedfordshire Women’s Land Army, Part 1, 3.9; Part 2, 3.10
PPanacea Society, 5.11
Papermaking in Bedfordshire, 6.4
Papers
Osborn, The, 1.9
Parliamentary, 1.7
Poor Law, 1622–1834, Bedfordshire, 4.3
Parish
Church of St Thomas, Stopsley, The, 6.5
‘Map’ – Common Ground, letter, 1.12
Poor Law Papers 1622–1834, Bedfordshire, 4.3
Parliamentary Papers, 1.7
Patricia Bell, Essays in Honour of: Bedfordshire Historical Miscellany, 1.6
Pavenham, The Lifestory of a Village, 1.5
Peacocks, Pride of, A Memoir of a Bedford Firm of Auctioneers, Estate Agents and Surveyors, 7.1: 12;
7.2: 13
Peasants revolt, did the Willington?, 8.1: 2
Peel, First Viscount, 2.2
Penrose, Charles (1873–1952): Biggleswade’s Laughing Policeman, 7.11: 14
Postscript, 7.11: 17
Pevsner, A New!, 6.9
Photographs
Bedfordshire Then and Now, 2.3
Offley, Old, Images of, 1.5
War, Bedfordshire at, in Old, 2.6
Picture Postcards, Ampthill in Old, Vol 3, 1.12
Pilfering Problems Predicted for Prewar Potton, 1.11
Pirton – A Village in Anguish: The story of 30 men from a Hertfordshire Village who died in WW1, 5.4
Placename Boards, Festival of Britain, in Bedfordshire, 2.8
Plain Mr Whitbread, 4.4
Ploughboy to missionary, from: The life of Arthur Hills, Part 1, 7.11: 7; Part 2,7.12: 3
Poachers, Thugs and Thieves, 7.8: 6
Polar medals, 6.5
Policing, Beats, Boots and Thieves – A History of, in NorthBedfordshire, 6.3
Portrait of Dorothy Lady Monoux (1684–1758), 7.12: 2
Postcard from the Front, 1918: The Cobbler Hero, 7.4: 10
collection at Bedford Library, 7.6, 8
Postcards, Picture, Ampthill in Old, Vol 3, 1.12
Potton
Baptists, 4.3
Manor – an enigma, 2.7
Prewar, Pilfering Problems Predicted for, 1.11
Unemployed Durham Miners Came to, 1.11
Prehistoric Roman and Post-Roman Landscapes of the Great Ouse Valley, 3.6
Prewar Potton, Pilfering Problems Predicted for, 1.11
Priories
Bushmead, 4.4
Chicksands, 1.12
Dunstable, 1.8
Prison at Norman Cross: a ‘Time Team’ investigation, 5.7
Proper House, A, Bedford Lunatic Asylum: l8l2–1860, 1.3
Proud Heritage: A Brief History of Dunstable, 1000-2000AD, 3.1
Public Safety in Church Graveyards, 4.2
Pulloxhill
Chronicle of Victorian Life in, 1875–1881, 3.7
QQuarter Sessions 19th December 1754, 2.10
RR101 Disaster, 1930, 7.3: 6
Railways
All Change at Bedford, 6.2
Bedford to Hitchin, 5.11
Signals: A Railway Miscellany, 4.12
Record Office, 7.5: 4
80th Anniversary, 1.3
Record Office – continued
booking system, 3.10, 6.8
Centenary of 5.10
Charter Mark, 2.3
and Local Government Reorganisation, 1.5
Deposits by the Ampthill and District Archaeological and Local History Society, 4.9
Funeral Eulogies, and, 7.11: 4
Emmison, F G, 1907–1995 – A Bedfordshire Perspective, 2.1
Funeral Eulogies, and, 7.11: 4
news from, 2.6
Users Panel, BLHA representative on, 4.2
Records, Manors and Manorial, Part 1, 2.5; Part 2, 2.6; Part 3, 2.7
Rector of Colmworth, The Rev Thomas Whitehurst, 6.3
Reeve, Hugh, Seventeenth Century Ampthill & its ‘True & Lawful Parson’, 3.2
Register of Speakers, 4.2
Relic of Bedford’s industrial past, 7.1: 5
Research & Publications Working Group, 2.5, 2.6, 2.7, 2.9
Rhodes, Benjamin, of Ampthill c1610–57, 5.6, 5.7
Rich and poor Bedfordshire clergy
and their patrons, 3.7
in the 18th century, 6.8, 6.9
Richardson, Alan, 7.3: 4
Rise of Methodism, The: A Study of Bedfordshire 1736–1851, 6.9; 7.1: 11
Riseley History Society, 2.11
millennium book, 3.1
Rogers, Benjamin, Rector of Carlton, 1720–1771, Historical Carlton through the Diary of, 2.12
Roman
and Post-Roman Landscapes, Prehistoric, of the Great Ouse Valley, 3.6
Settlement, Iron Age and, on the Stagsden Bypass, 3.2
Roxton
Village, an Exploration and History, 3.5
Runic Stone, Hiberno-Saxon, at St Peter’s de Merton, Bedford, 4.5
Russells, Willington and the, 5.12
Rust, Edward, of Maulden labourer, 2.10
Rutt, Richard, 1925–2011, 7.1: 9
SSaint Leonard’s Hospital, Bedford, brief history, 4.4
Saint Mary’s Church, Everton-Cum-Tetworth, The History of. 3.2
Saint Peter de Merton Church see Bedford
Saint Thomas, Stopsley, Parish Church of, 6.5
Sandy Heath, The Dinosaurs on, 2.9
Schneider Trophy, Augustus Henry Orlebar and the, 5.9, 5.10
School
The Way to [Leighton Buzzard], 1.8
Year September 1943–September 1944, Journal of Mr E Wilkinson, Headmaster, Clapham School 1943–1956, 2.11
Schooldays, The Family, Childhood and, 1.6
Schools
The Luton for Girls and Boys, Vol 1, ‘Rhubarb and Custard’; Vol 2, Crimson and Gold, 3.11
Scraunchings from beneath the Dottle Tree, 3.11
Second Bedfords in France and Flanders 1914–1918, 5.6
Second World War
Soldier in Bedfordshire, A: The Diary of Private Denis Argent, Royal Engineers, 5.1
Stewartby brickworks, the LBC at during, 5.9, 5.10
Twentieth Century Defences in Britain, 1.12
Self-sufficiency in mid-Beds villages in the 1920s and 1930s, 6.5
Settlement, Iron Age and Roman, on the Stagsden Bypass, 3.2
Seventeenth Century Ampthill & Hugh Reeve its ‘True & Lawful Parson’, 3.2
Sharnbrook
digging up its past, 4.8
Shepherd, George, 5.4
Shiny Seventh, The, 3.10
Shire Guide to Bedfordshire, 1.11
Shops and Markets, Old Trades of Dunstable, 2.6
Shuttleworth, Dorothy Clotilda, 7.12: 2
Signals: A Railway Miscellany, 4.12
Silsoe, Education, in 1899, 2.4
Smith, Worthington George, and other studies, 2.6
Society of Genealogist’s library, appeal for local histories, 2.12
Soldier in Bedfordshire, A: The Diary of Private Denis Argent, Royal Engineers, 5.1
Some Dunstable Memories, 1.11
Speakers, Register of, 4.2
Spy Capital of Britain, The – Bedfordshire’s secret war 1939–1945, 4.7
Stagsden Bypass, Iron Age and Roman Settlement on the, 3.2
Stayesmore Manor, Carlton, 5.6
Steam on Road and Field in East Beds, 1.5
Stevington, new natural history book from, 7.6, 7
Stewartby brickworks, 5.3
World War II and the LBC at, 5.9, 5.10
Stopsley
Parish Church of St Thomas, The, 6.5
Picture Book, The, 3.1
Story of Biggleswade Brewery, The, 1.5
Straw Hats and Bonnets, 3.9
Strawopolis, Luton Transformed, 2.11
Streams, On the Value of, 1.6
Success and Failure of the Turnpike Trusts, 2.10
Sugar from Beetroot in 1869 Clapham, 4.10
Sweetland, Frank, 6.7
TTempsford
Everton &, Airfield, 2.7
excavations at, 2.3
Thirsk, Joan, The World of: Farmers, Consumers, Innovators, 7.9: 19
Three Counties Hospital Gas Works, 1857–1952, The, 6.3
‘Three Market Towns’, DVD, 5.3
Thurleigh,
Wings over, An Aeronautical Research Heritage, 3.5
Tilsworth, Murder in Blackgrove Wood, 1821, 5.6
‘Time Team’ investigation, prison at Norman Cross,‘5.7
Toddington
A Brief History of the Feoffee Cottages of, 4.3
Its Annals and People, 3.2
Old, Revisited, 1.1
Town Band, 4.9
Tracing Ancestors in Bedfordshire, 2.1
Tractors
Ivel Story, The 3.8
Transport, On the Value of, 1.6
Tudor Dovecote, Willington, 6.7
centenary of, 7.1: 3
Turnpike Age, 6.2
Turnpike Trusts, Success and Failure of the, 2.10
Twentieth Century Defences in Britain, 1.12
Twenty-five Years of Dunstable 1952–1977, 3.6
UUK archives, support and leadership for, 5.8
Underclass, Eighteenth Century’s, 2.5
Underwood, Andrew, 4.11
Unemployed Durham Miners Came to Potton, 1.11
Upper Caldecote, excavations at. 2.3
VValue of Streams, Butchers and Transport, 1.6
Vauxhall Motors and the Luton Economy, 3.8
Victorian
Family at Houghton Conquest, 1838–1878, 4.1
Life, Chronicle of, in Pulloxhill 1875–1881, 3.7
Village
memorials projects, 5.2
of Biddenham through the Ages, The, 6.4, 6.5
Shop Records, 5.10
Villagers: 750 Years of Life in an English Village, 5.8
Visitations, Episcopal, in Bedfordshire 1706–1720, 3.7
Volcano in Iceland, A,?, 5.8
Voted, How Bedfordshire
1635-1715, 4.5
1685–1735, 4.10
1735–1784, 6.1
WWallpaper, beautiful, secret rooms with, at Wrest Park, 7.9: 6
War, Bedfordshire at, in Old Photographs, 2.6
War Memorial, Millbrook, 5.3
Warden Abbey, 7.4: 16
Way to School, The, [Leighton Buzzard], 1.8
‘We Wouldn’t Have Missed it for the World’: The History of the Women’s Land Army in Bedfordshire, 4.10
Website, Bedfordshire Heritage, Competition, 3.4, 3.5
West Gallery music, 5.11
What’s been going on in Willington, 6.5
Whitbread, Plain Mr, 4.4
Whitehurst, The Rev Thomas, Rector of Colmworth, 6.3
Whiting Works, The, Old Trades of Dunstable, 2.9
Wilkinson, Mr E, Headmaster, Clapham School, 1943–1956, Journal of, 2.11
Wilshamstead, Homestead of Friends, 3.6
Wills, Bedfordshire, 1484–1533, 2.6
Willington
and the Russells, 5.12
celebrates, 7.1: 3
did the peasants revolt?, 8.1: 2
Dovecote and Stables,
2015 programme, 7.2: 4
archaeology: west of, 7.2: 5
excavations at, 2.3
local history group, 4.6
two years in the life of, 4.7
What’s been going on in, 6.5
Wilstead see also Wilshamstead
Wind, Water and Steam: The Story of Hertfordshire’s Mills,7.9: 18
Wings over Thurleigh, An Aeronautical Research Heritage, 3.5
Witt, Dr George, 1804–69, New Light on, Part I, 7.9: 7, 7.10: 6
Woad
in Bedfordshire, 5.1
Licence, 5.12
Women’s Land Army
History of the, in Bedfordshire, ‘We Wouldn’t Have Missed for the World’, 4.10
in Bedfordshire during the First Word War, 5.3, 5.4
Wool Trade in Bedfordshire, 5.9
World War II and the LBC at Stewartby, 5.9, 5.10
Worthington George Smith and other studies, 2.6
Wrest Park
American at, in Edwardian Times, 8.1: 3
First World War Military Hospital at, 7.6, 8
fire at, 7.7: 5
Motor Meet at, in 1907, 7.9: 4
Orangery at, 3.8
Secret rooms with beautiful wallpaper, 7.9: 6
YYelden Past and Present, 3.4
ZZeebrugge Raid, 5.12, 6.1