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Swineshead 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 Swineshead in General

Swineshead Before 1086

Swineshead in 1086

Swineshead Manors

Swineshead Maps


Swineshead Church Architecture

Swineshead Church Repairs and Additions

Inventory of Swineshead Church Furniture 1634

List of Swineshead Rectors

Swineshead Rectory


Swineshead Registration and Early References

Wesleyan Methodists in Swineshead


Swineshead School

Swineshead School in 1904

Sources for Education in Swineshead

Interesting Buildings

Green Lane

Green End Farm Swineshead

Swineshead Manor

High Street

Close Cottage Swineshead

Home Farmhouse Swineshead

Lilac Cottage Swineshead

Lower Farmhouse Swineshead

Manor Farmhouse Swineshead

Old Post House Swineshead

Old Schoolhouse Swineshead

Pear Tree Farmhouse Swineshead

Shepherds Cottage Swineshead

The Close Swineshead

Riseley Road

Brook Farmhouse Swineshead

Sandye Lane

Moat Farmhouse Swineshead

Merry Meet Cottage Swineshead (formerly Sale Cottage)

Licensed Premises

The Five Bells Public House Swineshead

The Three Horseshoes Public House Swineshead