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Old Warden 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 Old Warden in General

Old Warden Maps

Water Provision in Old Warden

Early Old Warden

Old Warden in Prehistory

Romano-British Old Warden

Old Warden in 1086



The Ongley Family

The Shuttleworth Family


Manors of Wardon, Old Warden 1066-1542

Hill [Hyll] Manor Old Warden 


St Leonard's

Old Warden Church Architecture

Repairs and Additions to Old Warden Church

List of Old Warden Vicars

Old Warden Vicarages

Warden Abbey

Wardon Abbey 1135-1537

The Site and Precinct of the Late Wardon Abbey from 1537 Onwards 

Wardon Abbey Monastic Woodlands


Registration and Early References in Old Warden


Old Warden School

Old Warden School in 1904

Sources for Education in Old Warden

Interesting Buildings


Church End

1 to 2 Church End, Old Warden

3 to 6 Church End, Old Warden

7 to 9 Church End, Old Warden

The Village

11 to 12 The Village - Swiss Cottage, Old Warden

15 The Village, Old Warden

16 The Village, Old Warden

18 and 19 The Village, Old Warden

24 and 25 The Village, Old Warden

26 and 27 The Village, Old Warden

28 The Village, Old Warden

The Cottage between 27 and 30 The Village, Old Warden

30 and 31 The Village, Old Warden

32 The Village, Old Warden

34 and 35 The Village, Old Warden

36 and 37 The Village, Old Warden

38 and 39 The Village, Old Warden

41 The Village - The Thatched House, Old Warden

44 The Village, Old Warden

45 The Village, Old Warden

46 The Village, Old Warden

47 and 48 The Village, Old Warden

49 to 50 The Village, Old Warden

The Clock House and Post Office, Old Warden

Parsonage Piece, Old Warden

Old Warden Village Hall


The Hill House, Old Warden

Old Warden Park

Old Warden Park House

Lakeside Cottage, Old Warden

Queen Annes Summerhouse, Old Warden

The Swiss Gardens, Old Warden


Bedford Road Lodge, Old Warden

Ickwell Lodge, Old Warden

Main Lodge, Old Warden

Warren Lodge, Old Warden

Warden Street

141 Warden Street - Sunbeam Cottage, Old Warden


Claypits Farm, Old Warden

Coldharbour Farm, Old Warden

Laundry Farm, Old Warden

Oak Farm, Old Warden

Park Farm, Old Warden

Sweetbrier Farm, Old Warden

Warden Manor Farm, Old Warden

Licensed Premises

Early References to Licensed Premises in Old Warden

The Hare and Hounds Public House Old Warden

The Plough Beerhouse Old Warden

The Park Tavern Old Warden