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Girtford 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 Community of Girtford in General

Girtford Before 1086

Girtford Manor

Girtford Maps

Girtford Suicides

The Established Church

All Saints Mission Church Girtford


Girtford Registration and Early References

Methodism in Girtford

Mormonism in Girtford

Quakers in Girtford

The Salvation Army in Girtford


Girtford School - now Laburnum Lower School

Sources for Education in Girtford

Interesting Buildings

Girtford Bridge

Girtford House

London Road

3 and 5 London Road Girtford

10 London Road Girtford

17 and 19 London Road Girtford

32 London Road Girtford

44 London Road Girtford

52 London Road Girtford

Manor Farmhouse - 76 London Road Girtford

West Farmhouse - 80 London Road Girtford

96 London Road Girtford

Saint Neots Road

7 Saint Neots Road Girtford

9 Saint Neots Road Girtford

The Gables - 29 Saint Neots Road Girtford

Licensed Properties

The Blue Lion Inn Girtford

The Dick Turpin Public House Girtford

The Dun Cow Beerhouse Girtford

The Easy Chair Beerhouse Girtford

The Gardeners Arms Beerhouse Girtford

The Golden Ball Beerhouse Girtford

The King's Arms Public House Girtford

The New Inn Girtford

The Packhouse Inn Girtford

The Rose and Crown Public House Girtford

The Swan Beerhouse Girtford

The Wheatsheaf Beerhouse Girtford

The White Swan Beerhouse Girtford