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Meppershall 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 Meppershall in General

Meppershall Maps

Meppershall Before 1086

Meppershall in 1086

The Manor of Meppershall

The Manor of Polehanger

The Manor of Saint Thomas' Chapel

The Manor of Woodhall


Hygienic Housing Needed

The Great Fire of Meppershall


Meppershall Church Architecture

Meppershall Church Alterations and Additions

List of Meppershall Rectors

Meppershall Rectories

Saint Thomas' Chapel, Meppershall


Registration and Early References in Meppershall

Methodism in Meppershall


Meppershall Charity School

Meppershall School

Meppershall School in 1904

Sources for Education in Meppershall

Interesting Buildings

26 High Street - Fowler's Farmhouse, Meppershall

36 High Street, Meppershall

62 High Street - Manor Farmhouse, Meppershall

105 High Street, Meppershall

The Old Coach House - 10 and 12 Rectory Road, Meppershall

Chapel Farmhouse, Meppershall

Meppershall Manor

Monk's Pool, Meppershall

Polehanger Farm, Meppershall

The Hollies, Meppershall

Woodhall Farmhouse, Meppershall

Licensed Premises

The Airman Public House, Meppershall

The Barley Mow Public House, Meppershall

The Five Bells Public House, Meppershall

The Red Lion Beerhouse, Meppershall

The Sugar Loaf Public House, Meppershall