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Cardington 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!


The Parish of Cardington in General

Cardington Maps

Cardington before 1086

Cardington in Prehistory

Romano-British Cardington

The Middle Ages

Cardington in 1086

Medieval Sudden Death in Cardington

Cardington Manor

Wake Manor Cardington

The lesser Cardington Manor

Famous People

George Gascoigne

John Howard

The Whitbread Family and Cardington

The Established Church

The Architecture of Cardington Church

Cardington Church Alterations and Repairs

Monuments in Cardington Church

List of Cardington Vicars

Cardington Vicarages


Registration and Early References in Cardington

Howard Meeting Cardington

Wesleyan Methodists in Cardington


Early Education in Cardington

Cardington School

Cardington School in 1904

Cardington School of Industry for Girls

Sources for Education in Cardington

Interesting Buildings

Cardington Mills

Bedford Road

Cardington Cross

Cardington Bridge

270 to 271 Bedford Road Cardington

272 to 274 Bedford Road Cardington

275 Bedford Road Cardington

Lilburne House - 276 Bedford Road Cardington

Pleasant Place Cardington

Church Lane

323 and 324 Church Lane Cardington

325 Church Lane Cardington

326 Church Lane Cardington

Howard House Cardington

Cople Road

298 Cople Road Cardington

314 and 315 Cople Road Cardington

316 to 318 Cople Road Cardington

Harrowden Lane

Whitbread Estate Cottages in Harrowden Lane Cardington

Southill Road

297 Southill Road Cardington

Parish Cottage Cardington

Cardington Station

The Green


Licensed Premises

The Exeter Arms Public House Cardington

The Kings Arms Public House Cardington

The Red Lion Alehouse Cardington