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Places > Hulcote

1541: Thomas Chernocke bought Hulcote Manor.

c.1590: The present church dates from the late 16th century although the list of incumbents goes back to 1221.

1750: The two parishes of Hulcote and Salford were united for ecclesiastical purposes.

19th Century: Hulcote Manor House demolished in the early 19th century, in 1671 the building was recorded as having 17 hearths.

1880c: The windmill dismantled.

1899c: The church was disused except for burials.

1910: The watermill ceased working, all the machinery was removed and the shell converted into a private house.

1930s: The church was closed until 1953 when it was re-opened after re-roofing and other repairs.

1933: The two civil parishes of Hulcote and Salford joined together to form the parish of Hulcote & Salford.

1971: Further repairs to the church took place.


  • The newspapers cuttings collection at Bedford Central Library.
  • PICKFORD, C.  Bedfordshire Churches in the 19th Century. Beds Historical Record Soc. Vol.73 1994.

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