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Reference : A
Firm : AUSTIN of Luton
Archive types : Caddington Overseers' Accounts and other parish papers; manorial documents for Manor of Caddington, Manor of Sharpenhoe, Manor of Stopsley Haverings; Luton & District Turnpike Trust minute book; Luton rate books; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Barton-le-Clay; Biscot; Caddington; Harlington; Kensworth; Leagrave; Limbury; Luton; Sharpenhoe; Stopsley; Streatley; Studham; Sundon; Westoning;
Hertfordshire: Flamstead; Markyate; Shenley
Reference : BH
Firm : BENNING, HOARE & DREW of Dunstable
Archive types : Chew's Foundation of Dunstable charity documents; Jane Cart's Charity of Dunstable documents; maps and plans; manorial documents of Manor of Toddington; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Caddington; Cardington; Dunstable; Eaton Bray; Gravenhurst; Houghton Regis; Kensworth; Luton; Meppershall; Milton Bryan; Studham; Toddington; Totternhoe; Whipsnade;
Buckinghamshire : Edlesborough;
Durham : Barnard Castle;
Hertfordshire : Flamstead
 
Reference : BO
Firm : BOUTWOOD of Leighton Buzzard
Archive types : Papers of Willis family of Leighton Buzzard; 607, mostly South Bedfordshire, probates of wills; management of commons and open fields; enclosure papers; Leighton Buzzard British Infant School papers; 1892 election papers; Grand Junction Canal papers; estate papers; manorial documents of Manor of Leighton Buzzard alias Grovebury; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Barton-le-Clay; Billington; Chalgrave; Dunstable; Eaton Bray; Heath & Reach; Hockliffe; Houghton Regis; Leighton Buzzard; Potsgrove; Stanbridge; Tilsworth; Toddington; Totternhoe;
Buckinghamshire : Bletchley; Edlesborough; Fenny Stratford; Ivinghoe; Mentmore; Wing; Wingrave;
Hertfordshire : King's Walden;
Northamptonshire : Deanshanger

Reference : CD
Firm : CHAUNDLER of Biggleswade
Archive types : Records of the firm; legal papers; Biggleswade Association for the Prosecution of Felons papers; River Ivel Navigation papers; 63 Biggleswade area probates of wills; manorial documents of Manor of Langford; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Beeston; Biggleswade; Blunham; Caldecote; Campton; Clifton; Clophill; Dunton; Everton; Hatch; Henlow; Ickwell; Kempston; Langford; Meppershall; Milton Ernest; Mogerhanger; Northill; Potton; Pulloxhill; Sandy; Shefford; Shillington; Thorncote; Wrestlingworth;
Hertfordshire : Royston;
Kent : Meopham; Milton-next-Gravesend; Northfleet;
Middlesex : Islington;
Somerset : Whatley;
Sussex : Birchden

Reference : CC
Firm : CONQUEST, CLARE & BINNS of Bedford
Archive types : 142 wills; manorial documents of Manor of Milton Ernest Bassetts; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Bedford; Clophill; Houghton Conquest; Maulden; Milton Ernest; Oakley; Ravensden; Renhold; Shefford; Steppingley;
Lincolnshire : Great Hale; Little Hale

Reference : FA
Firm : FARR of Bedford
Archive types : Deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Bedford; Shefford; Thurleigh

Reference : GA
Firm : GARRARD & ALLEN of Olney [Buckinghamshire]
Archive types : farming accounts; sale particulars; enclosure papers; 157 wills; papers of the following families - Alston, Battams, Garrard, Gee, Gibbard, Higgins and Small; militia papers; Bromham & Olney Turnpike papers; Colworth Estate papers; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Aspley Guise; Aspley Heath; Bedford; Biggleswade; Bletsoe; Bromham; Caddington; Cardington; Carlton; Chellington; Clapham; Clifton; Colmworth; Cranfield; Dean; Dunstable; Eaton Bray; Eggington; Felmersham; Flitton; Goldington; Great Barford; Harrold; Henlow; Houghton Regis; Hulcote; Husborne Crawley; Kempston; Keysoe; Leighton Buzzard; Lidlington; Little Staughton; Luton; Marston Moretaine; Maulden; Millbrook; Meppershall; Milton Bryan; Milton Ernest; Odell; Pavenham; Pertenhall; Podington; Potsgrove; Radwell; Renhold; Ridgmont; Riseley; Salford; Sharnbrook; Souldrop; Southill; Stanbridge; Stevington; Studham; Thurleigh; Toddington; Totternhoe; Turvey; Whipsnade; Wilden; Willington; Wilstead; Woburn; Wootton; Wymington;
Buckinghamshire : Lavendon; North Crawley; Olney; Sherington; Stony Stratford; Woburn Sands;
Huntingdonshire : Covington; Great Catworth; Long Stow; Tilbrook;
Northamptonshire : Rushden; Yardley Hastings

Reference : GT
Firm : GUTTERIDGE of Dunstable
Archive types : Deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Bedford; Caddington; Chalgrave; Dunstable; Eaton Bray; Flitwick; Houghton Regis; Leighton Buzzard; Luton; Pulloxhill; Studham; Toddington; Whipsnade

Reference : HA
Firm : HAWKINS of Hitchin [Hertfordshire]
Archive types : Papers regarding the disputed Bedfordshire election of 1794; Cardington Enclosure Commissioners' papers; Houghton Regis poor rates; Hitchin to Bedford Turnpike Trust records; enrolment of volunteers for national defence 1803; enclosure papers; parish records for Ampthill, Cardington and Shillington; Rand's Charity of Holwell papers; Bedfordshire clergy papers; Bedfordshire Infirmary papers; legal papers; manorial documents of Manor of Alrichsey alias Arlseybury with Lanktony, Manor of Eton Bury, Arlesey, Manor of Astwick, Manor of Barton in the Clay, Manor of Blunham, manor of Chelston Smermongers, Manor of Clophill with Cainhoe, Manor of Flitt alias Flytton, Manor of Girtford, Manor of Gravenhurst alias Gravenhurst Magna alias Gravenhurst Superior alias Tuelsbury, Manor of Henlow Lanthony, Manor of Ickleford Ramerick, Manor of Langford, Manor of Shitlington, Manor of Westhay; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Arlesey; Astwick; Barton-le-Clay; Biggleswade; Blunham; Cardington; Clifton; Clophill; Eastcotts; Elstow; Flitton; Girtford; Gravenhurst; Harrold; Henlow; Higham Gobion; Houghton Regis; Kempston; Langford; Oakley; Old Warden; Potton; Sandy; Shillington; Stotfold; Studham; Westoning;
Hertfordshire : Bengeo; Holwell; Ickleford; Offley

Reference : HN
Firm : HOLBOURN of Woburn Archive types : A very large collection with a great diversity of material - the collection was received in a completely disordered state and has been too large to catalogue other than to prepare rough box lists, but key areas included are: firm's records; maps and plans; plans of public houses; Harlington Estate records; Husborne Crawley Charity records; correspondence regarding East India Company and potential threat to India from Russia; Morris Brewery of Ampthill; Bedford-Ampthill-Woburn Turnpike papers; London Brick Company papers; Duke of Bedford's papers; legal papers including Quarter Sessions, Petty Sessions and Assizes; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Aspley Guise; Aspley Heath; Beadlow; Bedford; Biddenham; Bletsoe; Bromham; Caddington; Carlton; Chalgrave; Chellington; Clophill; Cranfield; Dunstable; Eaton Bray; Eggington; Eversholt; Everton; Flitton; Flitwick; Harlington; Haynes; Heath & Reach; Higham Gobion; Goldington; Hockliffe; Houghton Conquest; Hulcote; Husborne Crawley; Keysoe; Langford; Leighton Buzzard; Lidlington; Luton; Marston Moretaine; Maulden; Millbrook; Potsgrove; Pulloxhill; Ridgmont; Riseley; Salford; Silsoe; Stagsden; Stanbridge; Steppingley; Tebworth; Tingrith; Toddington; Totternhoe; Westoning; Wilden; Woburn;
Buckinghamshire : Bletchley; Bow Brickhill; Edlesborough; Ellesborough; Emberton; Fenny Stratford; Great Brickhill; Little Brickhill; Little Hampden; Newport Pagnell; Newton Longville; North Crawley; Quainton; Stoke Goldington; Water Eaton; Wavendon; Winslow; Woburn Sands; Wolverton;
Devon : Totnes;
Essex : Newport;
Kent : Lewisham; Penge; Sydenham;
London : various parishes;
Middlesex : Finchley; Hendon; Islington;
Northamptonshire : Braunston;
Australia : Victoria


Reference : HF
Firm : HOOPER & FLETCHER of Biggleswade Archive types : Firm's records; probates and draft wills; legal cases; bankruptcy papers; client files; School Board records for Arlesey, Biggleswade, Campton, Everton, Langford, Potton, Shefford and Stotfold; Biggleswade Highway Board records; Biggleswade Registrar's records; Biggleswade Burial Board records; Biggleswade magistrates' records; Biggleswade National School records; Under Sheriff of Bedfordshire's records; Bedfordshire Law Society records; insurance company records; estate papers; manorial documents of Manor of Beadlow, Manor of Biggleswade, Manor of Clophill with Cainhoe, Manor of Sandy Rectory; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Arlesey; Astwick; Biggleswade; Blunham; Broom; Caldecote; Campton; Clophill; Cockayne Hatley; Dunstable; Dunton; Eaton Socon; Eversholt; Everton; Flitton; Girtford; Goldington; Gravenhurst; Greenfield; Harrold; Henlow; Ickwell; Langford; Maulden; Meppershall; Northill; Old Warden; Podington; Potton; Pulloxhill; Sandy; Shefford; Shillington; Silsoe; Southill; Steppingley; Stondon; Stotfold; Sutton; Totternhoe; Wrestlingworth;
Durham : Durham; Lanchester;
Essex : Stow Maries;
Gloucestershire : Bledington; Foxcote; Moreton-in-Marsh; Stow-on-the-Wold;
Hertfordshire : Ashwell; St.Paul's Walden;
Huntingdonshire : St.Neots;
Lancashire : Wigan;
Middlesex : Hendon;
Monmouthshire : Christchurch; Llanhilleth; Llantrissent; Nash; Newport;
Oxfordshire : Idbury;
Warwickshire : Knowle;
Ireland : Dublin

Reference : LK
Firm : LARKEN & CO of Newark [Nottinghamshire]
Archive types : Whetham family archive; family papers; manorial documents of manor of Sokes alias Lawrence Place, Manor of Wyboston; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Begwary; Chawston; Colmworth; Duloe; Dunton; Eaton Socon; Great Barford; Honeydon; Roxton; Staploe; Thurleigh; Wyboston;
Breconshire : Brecon; Llandaveloig; Llandwalley; Llomd Evailog; Llyell; Merthyr Kynock; Ystrodvelltey;
London : Bishopsgate; Cheapside; East Cheap; Hanover Square; St.Clements; St.Martin-in-the-Fields; St.Mary Ax;
Middlesex : Hackney; Kentish Town; Millbank; Stratford;
Shropshire : Wem;
Staffordshire : Stafford

Reference : LS
Firm : LEEDS SMITH of Sandy
Archive types : Potton Association for the Prosecution of Felons records; Sandy Gas Company records; records of Sandy charities including Bromsall, Palmer, Pearson, Town Lands, Wynne and Yarrow; election material; sale catalogues; Sandy - Potton Railway documents; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Bedford; Beeston; Biggleswade; Blunham; Caldecote; Carlton; Clifton; Clophill; Colmworth; Girtford; Eaton Socon; Everton; Harrold; Kempston; Marston Moretaine; Maulden; Mogerhanger; Potton; Sandy; Seddington; Silsoe; Stevington; Tempsford; Turvey; Wootton; Wyboston;
Buckinghamshire : Newton Blossomville;
Cambridgeshire : Gamlingay;
Huntingdonshire : Bluntisham; Great Gransden

Reference : NC
Firm : NEWTON & CALCOTT of Leighton Buzzard
Archive types : Millard family papers; How family papers; 550 letters of Richard How of Aspley Guise (1784-1793); manuscript account of the trial of the Earl of Strafford (1639-1641); leases and deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Aspley Guise; Heath & Reach; Houghton Conquest; Leighton Buzzard; Linslade; Luton; Milton Bryan; Stanbridge; Woburn;
Buckinghamshire : Aston Abbotts; Drayton Parslow; Edlesborough; Hollingdon; Slapton; Soulbury; Stewkley; Thornborough; Wavendon;
Essex : Ilford;
Middlesex : Bloomsbury

Reference : NC/T
Firm : NEWTON & CALCOTT (THOMPSON)
Archive type : Deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Billington; Heath & Reach; Leighton Buzzard; Linslade;
Buckinghamshire : Stewkley

Reference : PE
Firm : PEARSE of Bedford
Archive types : Kempston Charity records; probate records; Pearse family private and business correspondence; manorial documents of Manor of Kempston Greys alias Hastingsbury, Manor of Kempston Hardwick, Manor of Kempston Daubeney, Manor of Kempston St.John's; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Bedford; Cople; Cranfield; Eaton Socon; Goldington; Great Barford; Husborne Crawley; Kempston; Lidlington; Marston Moretaine; Maulden; Old Warden; Potton; Sandy; Sharnbrook; Shillington; Sutton; Tempsford; Wilden; Wootton;
Huntingdonshire : Abbotsley;
Middlesex: Enfield

Reference : RY
Firm : RAY of Leighton Buzzard
Archive types : Wills; Leighton Buzzard Light Railway accounts; Leighton Buzzard Tile Company minutes; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Aspley Guise; Billington; Cardington; Eaton Bray; Eggington; Heath & Reach; Hockliffe; Kensworth; Leighton Buzzard; Linslade; Stanbridge; Tilsworth; Toddington;
Buckinghamshire : Aston Abbots; Aylesbury; Bletchley; Bow Brickhill; Buckingham; Burcott; Cheddington; Cublington; Drayton Parslow; Edlesborough; Mursley; Northall; Stewkley; Wing;
Hampshire : Winchester;
Hertfordshire : Little Gaddesden;
Montgomeryshire : Broniarth; Guilsfield;
Oxfordshire : Watlington;
Sussex : Hove;
Warwickshire : Bulkington; Nuneaton; Ryton-on-Dunsmore; Woolston

Reference : ST
Firm : SHARMAN & TRETHEWY of Bedford
Archive types : (ST) wills; client files; Kempston National School records; Bedford Town Commissioners' material; Wilden enclosure records; legal papers; Bedford Building Society records; St.Leonard's Hospital, Bedford records; banking records; railway records; deeds to land;
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Aspley Heath; Bedford; Beeston; Biddenham; Biggleswade; Bletsoe; Blunham; Bolnhurst; Bromham; Cardington; Carlton; Chellington; Clapham; Colmworth; Cople; Cranfield; Dunstable; Eaton Socon; Felmersham; Flitwick; Girtford; Goldington; Great Barford; Harlington; Harrold; Hatch; Haynes; Hockliffe; Houghton Conquest; Kempston; Keysoe; Langford; Leagrave; Leighton Buzzard; Lidlington; Little Staughton; Luton; Marston Moretaine; Melchbourne; Meppershall; Northill; Odell; Old Warden; Pavenham; Pertenhall; Podington; Potton; Radwell; Ravensden; Renhold; Riseley; Salford; Sandy; Sharnbrook; Shefford; Shelton; Stagsden; Stevington; Thurleigh; Toddington; Turvey; Westoning; Wilden; Wilstead; Wootton;
Buckinghamshire : Aylesbury; Clifton Reynes; Lavendon; Newport Pagnell; Newton Blossomville; North Crawley; Warrington; Wavendon; Woburn Sands;
Cambridgeshire : Cambridge; Caxton; Chesterton; Gamlingay; Little Gransden; Wentworth; Whittlesey;
Cornwall : Falmouth; St.Austell;
Derbyshire : Ilkeston;
Devon : Culmstock;
Durham : Redmarshall;
Gloucestershire : Dursley;
Hampshire : Bournemouth; Portsea Island;
Hertfordshire : St.Albans;
Huntingdonshire : Buckden; Great Staughton; Hemingford Grey; Kimbolton; Somersham; Yelling;
Isle of Wight : Yarmouth;
Kent : Broadstairs; Bromley; Hackington; Harbledon; Lewisham; Newington; Tenterden;
Lancashire : Liverpool; Middleton;
Leicestershire : Carlton; Leicester;
Lincolnshire : Croft; Deeping Fen;
London : Broken Wharf; Clarendon Square;
Middlesex : Golders Green; Hackney; Harlesden; Hendon; Kentish Town; Marylebone; Smithfield; South Kensington; Wealdstone; West Hampstead; Willesden; Wood Green;
Monmouthshire : Abertillery; Aberystruth;
Norfolk : Burnham Overy; Wells-next-the-Sea;
Northamptonshire : Bozeat; Peterborough; Rushden; Weedon;
Shropshire : Pontesbury; Shrewsbury;
Staffordshire : Rowley Regis;
Suffolk : Little Yarmouth; Newmarket; Roydon;
Surrey : East Sheen; Lambeth; Mortlake; Wimbledon;
Sussex : Brighton; Hastings;
Warwickshire : Coventry;
Yorkshire : Lepton; Sowerby; York;
Borneo : Sandakan;
Ireland : Baggotrath; Dublin; Killarney; Mountrath;
West Indies : St.Vincent

Reference : ST/A
Firm : SHARMAN & TRETHEWY of Ampthill
Archive type : Deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Barton-le-Clay; Clophill; Flitton; Leighton Buzzard; Maulden

Reference : SW
Firm : SMITH of Woburn
Archive types : Kempston Charity deeds; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Bedford; Cranfield; Great Barford; Harlington; Harrold; Kempston; Milton Ernest; Pavenham; Potton; Toddington; Wilstead; Wootton

Reference : WJ
Firm : WADE & JACKSON of Shefford
Archive types : Wills; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Arlesey; Biggleswade; Blunham; Campton; Clifton; Clophill; Cranfield; Eversholt; Flitton; Flitwick; Gravenhurst; Great Barford; Haynes; Houghton Conquest; Langford; Maulden; Meppershall; Potton; Pulloxhill; Riseley; Sandy; Shefford; Shillington; Silsoe; Southill; Stopsley; Westoning; Wilden; Wilstead;
Devon : Sampford Peverell; West Buckland;
Gloucestershire : Hawkesbury; Horsley; North Nibley; Wickwar;
Hertfordshire : Ashwell; Baldock; Hitchin; Ippollitts; Willian; Wymondley;
Huntingdonshire : Little Stukeley;
Lancashire : Colne; Ightenhill;
Middlesex : Shoreditch;
Norfolk : Ditchingham; Earsham;
Suffolk : Bungay;
Warwickshire : Birmingham; Wibtoft;
Yorkshire : Addingham;
Australia : Sydney

Reference : WG
Firm : WADE-GERY & BRACKENBURY of St.Neots [Huntingdonshire]
Archive types : Enclosure Acts and Award maps; Enclosure Commissioners' records for Colmworth, Keysoe and Pertenhall; Turnpike Trust Acts; legal papers; Wade-Gery family papers; election papers; River Ivel navigation records; railway records; Dean School records; Neale's Charity of Dean records; tithes; inventories; sale particulars; estate records; manorial documents for Manor of Beeston with Caldecote, late Trumpingtons, Manor of Beeston, Thorncote & Hatch, Manor of Dunton Goyes & Chamberleyns Bury, Manor of Eaton Socon, Manor of Millow alias Milhow, Manor of Riseley, Manor of Wyboston & Soke alias Lawrence Place; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Arlesey; Barton-le-Clay; Bedford; Beeston; Biggleswade; Bletsoe; Blunham; Bolnhurst; Bushmead; Caldecote; Campton; Cardington; Chawston; Clapham; Clifton; Colmworth; Cople; Dean; Duloe; Dunton; Eastcotts; Eaton Socon; Everton; Felmersham; Flitwick; Goldington; Great Barford; Harlington; Harrowden; Hatch; Hinwick; Holme; Honeydon; Kempston; Keysoe; Langford; Leighton Buzzard; Lidlington; Little Barford; Little Staughton; Marston Moretaine; Milton Ernest; Mogerhanger; Northill; Oakley; Old Warden; Pavenham; Pertenhall; Podington; Potton; Ravensden; Riseley; Roxton; Sandy; Sharnbrook; Shefford; Shelton; Southill; Stevington; Stotfold; Streatley; Studham; Swineshead; Tempsford; Thorncote; Thurleigh; Toddington; Westoning; Whipsnade; Wilden; Wilstead; Woburn; Wootton; Wrestlingworth; Wyboston; Wymington; Yielden;
Buckinghamshire : North Crawley;
Cambridgeshire : Benwick; Bourn; Eltiseley; Gamlingay; Great Horwood; Little Gransden; Littleport; Singleborough;
Essex : Forest Gate;
Hertfordshire : Pirton;
Huntingdonshire : Abbotsley; Brampton; Brington; Buckden; Bythorn; Catworth; Covington; Eynesbury; Girtford; Great Gransden; Graveley; Great Paxton; Great Staughton; Great Weston; Huntingdon; Keyston; Kimbolton; Long Stow; Molesworth; Offord Darcy; Old Weston; Ramsey; St.Ives; St.Neots; Southoe; Tilbrook; Wintringham; Yelling;
Lincolnshire : Leake;
London : Aldersgate; Smithfield;
Northamptonshire : Denford; Earl's Barton; Hargrave; Newton Bromswold; Peterborough; Raunds; Ringstead; Thrapston; Titchmarsh; Werrington; Yardley Hastings;
Nottinghamshire : Newark;
Rutland : Greetham

Reference : WE
Firm : WEBBER & WILLIAMS of Ampthill
Archive types : Wills; records of the firm; client files; estate papers; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Ampthill; Bedford; Cardington; Chalgrave; Clophill; Cranfield; Dunstable; Eversholt; Flitton; Flitwick; Gravenhurst; Great Barford; Greenfield; Harlington; Haynes; Heath & Reach; Higham Gobion; Houghton Conquest; Houghton Regis; Husborne Crawley; Kempston; Lidlington; Luton; Marston Moretaine; Maulden; Millbrook; Pavenham; Pulloxhill; Ridgmont; Shillington; Silsoe; Steppingley; Stondon; Tingrith; Toddington; Westoning; Wilstead; Woburn; Wootton;
Buckinghamshire : Bletchley; Bow Brickhill; Fenny Stratford; Little Brickhill; Newport Pagnell; Newton Longville; Wavendon; Water Eaton;
Hertfordshire : Baldock

Reference : WI
Firm : WILLIS of Leighton Buzzard
Archive types : Client files; deeds to land
Places included :
Bedfordshire : Aspley Guise; Bedford; Billington; Chalgrave; Chalton; Dunstable; Eaton Bray; Eggington; Eversholt; Harlington; Hockliffe; Houghton Regis; Leighton Buzzard; Linslade; Marston Moretaine; Salford; Sewell; Stanbridge; Studham; Sundon; Tebworth; Tilsworth; Toddington; Totternhoe; Westoning; Wingfield;
Buckinghamshire : Bow Brickhill; Edlesborough; Ledburn; Mentmore; Stewkley; Stoke Hammond;
Hertfordshire : Harpenden