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Linslade 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 Linslade in General

Linslade Maps

The Transfer of Linslade to Bedfordshire

Early Linslade

Linslade Before 1086

Linslade Manors

Linslade Market and Fair

The Linslade Holy Well

The Three Elements of Linslade

Old Linslade



The Grand Union Canal

The Grand Union Canal

Canal Workers in the 1841 Census Return

Canal Workers in the 1851 Census Return

Canal Workers in the 1861 Census Return

Canal Workers in the 1871 Census Return

Canal Workers in the 1881 Census Return

Canal Workers in the 1891 Census Return

Canal Workers in the 1901 Census Return

The Railways in Linslade

The West Coast Main Line

The Dunstable Railway in Linslade

Railway Workers in the 1841 Census

Railway Workers in the 1851 Census

Railway Workers in the 1861 Census

Railway Workers in the 1871 Census

Railway Workers in the 1881 Census

Railway Workers in the 1891 Census

Railway Workers in the 1901 Census

The 1931 Linslade Railway Disaster


List of Linslade Vicars

Linslade Vicarages

Saint Mary's, Old Linslade

Saint Marys Church Architecture

Saint Marys Repairs and Additions

Saint Barnabas, Linslade

Saint Barnabas Church Architecture

Saint Barnabas Repairs and Additions


Bethel Free Grace Baptist Chapel Linslade

Methodists in Linslade


Private Education in Linslade

Public Education in Linslade Before 1965

Linslade Schools Since 1965

Sources for Education in Linslade

Interesting Buildings

Bossington Lane

Bossington House and Farm Linslade

The Martins Bossington Lane Linslade

Linslade Lock Cottage 

Church Road

The Hollies Church Road Linslade

12 to 16 Church Road Linslade

Leighton Road

24 to 30 Leighton Road Linslade

The Grand Cinema Leighton Road Linslade

Morgan and Company Leighton Road Linslade

New Road

37 and 39 New Road Linslade

40 and 42 New Road Linslade

43 and 45 New Road Linslade

48 to 50 New Road Linslade

58 to 60 New Road Linslade

Old Linslade

Old Linslade Manor

Old Road

1 Old Road Linslade

41 Old Road Linslade

Sunnyside House Old Road Linslade

Leighton-Linslade House Old Road Linslade

Soulbury Road

12 to 16 Soulbury Road Linslade

Perth House Soulbury Road Linslade

Station Road

Leighton Buzzard Station

Stoke Road

Binfield Stoke Road Linslade

Elm Lodge Stoke Road Linslade

Waterloo Road

The Forster Institute Waterloo Road Linslade

Wing Road

The Old Police Station Wing Road Linslade

42 Wing Road Linslade

46 to 52 Wing Road Linslade

69 Wing Road Linslade

112 to 116 Wing Road Linslade

Licensed Premises

The Bedford Arms Public House Linslade

The Buckingham Arms Public House Linslade

The Clarendon Hotel Linslade

The Elephant and Castle Hotel Linslade

The Globe Public House Old Linslade (see also Memories of the Globe Inn)

The Goat Public House Linslade

The Hare Public House Southcott

The Hunt Hotel Linslade

The New Euston Inn Linslade

The Railway Hotel Linslade

The Ship Public House Linslade

The Stags Head Public House Linslade

The White Horse Public House Linslade