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The Foster Family of Brickhill House
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The Foster Family of Brickhill House

Brickhill House was the farmhouse to Brickhill Farm that once stood over the brow of Cemetery Hill. When John Foster and his family lived there in the early 1800s, there were beautiful groves, lawns and...

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04 Aug 2020
Dr Charles Edward Prior 1820 - 1907
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Dr Charles Edward Prior 1820 – 1907

Dr. Charles Edward Prior was the Coroner of the Borough of Bedford. He was a Public Analyst and the Medical Officer of Health for the Borough and of several Sanitary Authorities, including Bedford, Ampthill, Biggleswade...

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29 Jun 2020
George Wesley Royle  1888 - 1946
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George Wesley Royle 1888 – 1946

George Wesley Royle was born on the 9th January 1888 at Kingston -on-Thames in Surrey, to Sir George Royle and his wife Lady Rosetta, nee Wilford. George had an elder brother, Ernest Rupert (1884 -1944),...

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09 Jun 2020
Joseph Hull 1850-1931
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Joseph Hull 1850-1931

Joseph Hull was born on the 13th of October 1850 at his grandparents’ home at 6 Bell Court in St. John’s, Bedford. His christening was held at St. John’s Church, on the 10th November 1850....

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07 Apr 2020