Flitwick  Bedfordshire


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

FLITWICK, a parish in Ampthill district, Beds; on the river Ivel, 2¾ miles S by W of Ampthill, and 4¼ SE of Lidlington r. station. Post town, Ampthill. Acres, 1, 700. Real property, £3, 379. Pop., 773. Houses, 167. The property is divided among a few. Flitwick House is the seat of J. T. Brooks, Esq. A small priory, a cell to Dunstable abbey, was founded at Rokesac here in 1170, by Philip de Sannerville. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £230.* Patron, J. T. Brooks, Esq. The church is good; and there is a national school.

Flitwick through time

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

How to reference this page:

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


Date accessed: 04th March 2024

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