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Collated List of People in Great Barford in 1757

In 1973 David H. Kennett prepared a list of people living in Great Barford in 1757 for a paper to appear in Population Studies . This was drawn from various sources including Land Tax, Window Tax, Poor Rate, the Militia List and a dole list as well as the parish register. He deposited a copy of his findings with Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service as CRT130GreatBarford7. The list, which gives name and marital status, if known, is as follows:

  • Althorp, Thomas - unknown;
  • Aprick, John - unknown
  • Austin, John - married, 1 child;
  • Bartram, Edward - married, no children;
  • Bartram, Robert - unknown;
  • Beecher, Mrs. - widowed, no children;
  • Bickerstaffe, Joseph - married, 2 children;
  • Birch, Mrs. - widowed;
  • Boon, Mrs. - widowed;
  • Boston, Mrs. - widowed;
  • Boston, Richard - married, 1 child;
  • Brace, Oliver - married;
  • Brown, Henry - unknown;
  • Brown, James - unknown;
  • Browne, Edward - married, no children;
  • Browne, Elizabeth - single;
  • Browne, John - married, 2 children;
  • Browne, John - married, 6 children;
  • Burt, Robert - unknown;
  • Cartwright, John - married, 1 child;
  • Caucut, Widow - widowed, 2 children;
  • Chandler, Thomas - married, 1 child;
  • Chapman, Russell - married, 4 children;
  • Chapman, Thomas - married, no children;
  • Child, William - married;
  • Coleman, Barber - married, 1 child;
  • Cook, John - married, 1 child;
  • Cotton, Allen - unknown;
  • Coventon, Thomas - married, no children;
  • Cox, John - unknown;
  • Cox, William - married, 1 child;
  • Cullep, Thomas - married, no children;
  • Cumberland, William - married, 2 children;
  • Cutler, John - single;
  • Dawson, Isaac - married, 5 children;
  • Dickenson, Thomas - married;
  • Dixon, George - married, 1 child;
  • Dobson, William - married;
  • Eades, Rev. - unknown;
  • Emmery, Francis - unknown;
  • Enshippe, John - unknown;
  • Fairey, Widow - widowed;
  • Favell, Mrs. - widowed;
  • Field, Matthew - single;
  • Finding, John - married, 3 children;
  • Finding, Widow - widowed (Thomas Finding buried 9th October 1750);
  • Finding, William - single;
  • Flawnes, Thomas - unknown;
  • Folkes, Thomas - married, 1 child;
  • Francklin, John - unknown;
  • Francklin, Luke - unknown;
  • Francklin, Rev. Edward - unknown;
  • Freeman, John - unknown;
  • Freeman, Widow - widowed;
  • Freshwater, William - married, 3 children;
  • Fulfur, William - married, 3 children;
  • Gibbs, John - married, no children;
  • Gilbert, John - married, 2 children;
  • Gilbert, Mrs. - widowed;
  • Gilbert, Thomas - unknown;
  • Gill, Thomas - unknown (buried 6th February 1763);
  • Gill, William  - married, 3 children;
  • Godfrey, Widow - widowed;
  • Gore, Ann - widowed (buried 10th May 1764);
  • Gravestocke, William - unknown;
  • Green, Richard - married, 1 child;
  • Gross, Widow - widowed;
  • Gutridge, John - married (his wife was buried on 18th May 1764);
  • Haines, Robert - married, 2 children;
  • Hall, Robert - married, no children;
  • Hanscombe, Samuel - married, 2 children;
  • Harden, Thomas - unknown;
  • Harlow, Francis - married, no children;
  • Harper, John - unknown;
  • Harrison, William - unknown;
  • Hart, John - married, 3 children;
  • Hart, Mark - married, 3 children;
  • Hart, Richard - unknown;
  • Hill, Robert - married, 1 child;
  • Hills, John - married;
  • Hopkins, Widow - widowed, 5 children;
  • Ingram, Robert - married, 1 child;
  • Jeeves, Thomas - married, 3 children;
  • Jefferys, Benjamin - single;
  • Jordan, John - unknown (buried 17th February 1760);
  • Joyce, William - unknown;
  • Keck, Richard - unknown;
  • Kendall, Joseph - unknown;
  • Lass, Susan - widowed, 4 children;
  • Lett, Ann - widowed;
  • Little, William - married, 3 children;
  • Lombard, John - unknown;
  • Lovell, William - married, 3 children;
  • Lumbus, William - married, 4 children;
  • Manton, William - married, no children;
  • Matlock, John - unknown;
  • Matthews, Uriah - married, 3 children;
  • Merreton, John - unknown;
  • Metcalfe, William - unknown;
  • Moore, Thomas - married;
  • More, Thomas - married, 1 child;
  • Newman, Robert - married, 3 children;
  • Nichols, John - married, 3 children;
  • Norman, Francis - married, no children;
  • Nottingham, Jeremiah - married;
  • Nottingham, Thomas - married, 1 child;
  • Pedley, John - single;
  • Pedley, Mr. - married;
  • Pedley, William - married, 1 child;
  • Peppercorne, Mr. - unknown;
  • Pierson, Samuel - married, 2 children;
  • Pincutt, Edward - married, 1 child;
  • Pitches, Mary - widowed, 1 child;
  • Proctor, Elizabeth - unknown (buried 2nd September 1759);
  • Raines, John - widowed, no children;
  • Raines, John - married, 6 children;
  • Ray, Thomas - married, 2 children;
  • Riseley, Widow - widowed;
  • Robertson, Thomas - single;
  • Rose, Charles - married, no children;
  • Rudd, Robert - unknown;
  • Rycraft, Sarah - widowed (buried 2nd January 1753);
  • Rycraft, Thomas - unknown;
  • Samwell, Widow - widowed, 1 child;
  • Saunders, John - married, 3 children;
  • Sharpe, Isaac - unknown;
  • Shefford, Richard - unknown;
  • Simms, Richard - unknown;
  • Smith, Elizabeth - single;
  • Smith, Giles - married, 3 children;
  • Smith, Thomas - unknown;
  • Spring, John - unknown;
  • Spring, Thomas - unknown;
  • Sugars, William - married, 1 child;
  • Tarry, Thomas - married, no children;
  • Tayler, Thomas - married, no children;
  • Thomas, Humphrey - married, no children (buried 8th March 1757);
  • Tompion, Thomas - married, 1 child;
  • Tripp, Richard - married, 3 children;
  • Tunn, William - married, 1 child?
  • Umney, William - married, 3 children;
  • Wagstaffe, Mrs. - widowed;
  • Wagstaffe, Newman - married, 4 children;
  • Wallinger, Thomas - married, 2 children?
  • Watts, William - married;
  • Webb, William - married, 2 children;
  • Wells, Edward - married, 2 children;
  • West, Thomas - married, no children;
  • White, Mrs. - widowed;
  • Wiles, John - married, 1 child;
  • Wiles, William - married, 7 children;
  • Williamson, Philip - unknown;
  • Williamson, Samuel - single;
  • Willis, Richard - married, 1 child;
  • Woden, John - married, 2 children;
  • Woden, Thomas - married, 1 child;
  • Wootton, John - married, 6 children;
  • Wotton, Mrs. - widowed;
  • Wright, George - married, no children;
  • Yarrell, William  - unknown.