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Roxton Index of Pages

The following pages are designed to give a brief history of some aspects of the community. They are certainly not intended to be exhaustive and more work could be done, for example, on the interesting buildings with reference to census returns, electoral registers and name searches for owners and/or occupiers amongst our other archives, or on churches with reference to the parish records. We hope that reading these pages will encourage you to do more research of your own. If you find additional information on any of the pages below or, indeed, information on aspects of the community not covered here, we would love to hear from you and could publish your research here, giving credit, of course, where it is due!

Introduction

The Parish of Roxton in General

Roxton Before 1086

Roxton Maps

Links to Other Roxton Websites

The Middle Ages

Roxton in 1086

Medieval Murder in Roxton

Manors

Ardens Manor Roxton

Carlyles or Roxton Wood End Manor

Roxton Manor

Throckmortons or Boxes Manor Roxton

The Established Church

Roxton Church Architecture

Roxton Church Alterations and Additions

List of Roxton Vicars

The Roxton Ringers

Nonconformity

Roxton Registration and Early References

Baptists in Roxton

Congregationalism in Roxton

Education

Early Education in Roxton

Roxton School

Staff at Roxton School 1851 - 1951

Roxton School in 1904

Sources for Education in Roxton

Interesting Buildings

Tempsford Bridge

Bedford Road

Roxton Park

Roxton Park Lodge

Ford Lane

2 to 6 Ford Lane Roxton

Poplar Farm - 13 Ford Lane Roxton

High Street

Roxton Post Offices

8 High Street Roxton

14 High Street Roxton

The Cedars - 22 High Street Roxton

28 to 34 High Street Roxton

36 High Street Roxton

Hope Cottage - 38 High Street Roxton

46 and 48 High Street Roxton

50 and 56 High Street Roxton

51 High Street Roxton

Park Cottage 58 High Street Roxton

60 High Street Roxton

Church Farm - 41 High Street Roxton

College Farm Roxton

Licensed Premises

The Chequers Public House Roxton

The Pear Tree Public House Roxton

The Royal Oak Public House Roxton