Manshead  Bedfordshire


In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales described Manshead like this:

MANSHEAD, a hundred in the SW of Beds; containing Dunstable parish, twenty-one other parishes, and part of another. Acres, 50,767. Pop. in 1851, 27,593; in 1861,28,340. Houses, 5,863.

Manshead through time

Manshead is now part of South Bedfordshire district. Click here for graphs and data of how South Bedfordshire has changed over two centuries. For statistics about Manshead itself, go to Units and Statistics.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Manshead in South Bedfordshire | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time.


Date accessed: 22nd June 2024

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