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Chalgrave 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!

Note: for properties in and information about Tebworth and Wingfield please see the appropriate pages.


The Parish of Chalgrave in General

Chalgrave in Prehistory

Romano-British Chalgrave

Chalgrave in The Dark Ages

The Chalgrave Charter of 926

The Manor of Chalgrave

The Manor of Wingfield

The Lesser Manor of Chalgrave

Medieval Murder in Chalgrave

Chalgrave Maps


Chalgrave Church Architecture

Chalgrave Church Wall Paintings

Chalgrave Church Alterations and Additions

Chalgrave Chantry

List of Chalgrave Vicars

Chalgrave Vicarages


Registration and Early References in Chalgrave


Early Education in Chalgrave

Chalgrave School

Sources for Education in Chalgrave

Interesting Buildings

Chalgrave Castle

Chalgrave Manor House

Manor Farm, Chalgrave