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Old police House Wilshamstead Bedford
« on: Thursday 25 October 18 16:12 BST (UK) »
Is there any one on here that has a Kellyís directory for BedfordGYVPNU pre 1939 please?I am trying to find out when it was built and Iím hoping the Kellyís will at least give me some information. Thank you

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Re: Old police House Wilshamstead Bedford
« Reply #1 on: Thursday 25 October 18 16:23 BST (UK) »
Welcome to RootsChat
The County Police House Wilstead is mentioned in the Bedfordshire Times and Independent - Friday 08 December 1933.
The name of the village has been spelled in many different ways, including Wilshamstead and Wylhamstead.

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Re: Old police House Wilshamstead Bedford
« Reply #2 on: Thursday 25 October 18 16:23 BST (UK) »
Hi and welcome to Rootschat, it was there in at least 1901 from census return:-

Stephen Woods 36 occ Police Constable b Stagsden and family
Residing at Police Station, Littleworth, Wilshamstead
Census ref RG13/1494/100/21
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Re: Old police House Wilshamstead Bedford
« Reply #3 on: Thursday 25 October 18 16:48 BST (UK) »
Hi again, do not know if the 1881 census depicts the same siting of the Police Station/House, but this family were in residence.

John Garner 33 occ Police Constable Bed Constabulary b Northill and family, he is a Sergeant on a later return in Bedfordshire.
Residing at Duck End, Wilshamstead
Census ref RG11/1624/19/1
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Re: Old police House Wilshamstead Bedford
« Reply #4 on: Thursday 25 October 18 16:49 BST (UK) »
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Re: Old police House Wilshamstead Bedford
« Reply #5 on: Thursday 25 October 18 17:00 BST (UK) »
Duck End https://www.old-maps.co.uk/#/Map/506116/244094/12/100478
Change the zoom with the + - in the top left corner.
https://goo.gl/maps/DfxVdEaRNxo
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Re: Old police House Wilshamstead Bedford
« Reply #6 on: Thursday 25 October 18 22:40 BST (UK) »
Thank you for your responses. Am having lots of issues replying, but thank youAERDDX