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Eaton Bray, Central Bedfordshire

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Eaton Bray, Central Bedfordshire

Eaton Bray is a village and civil parish in the English county of Bedfordshire. It is part of a semi-rural area which crosses into the parish of Edlesborough in Buckinghamshire and is around one mile from the Bedfordshire village of Totternhoe. The village name Eaton is a common one in England, coming from the old English eitone, meaning "farm by a river". It was listed in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Eitone.
Post townDUNSTABLE
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridSP9720
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
RegionEastern
CountryEngland
Police AuthorityBedfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01525
Population3,240
 

Eaton Bray, Central Bedfordshire in John Bartholomew's "Gazetteer of the British Isles" (1887)

Eaton Bray, par., Bedfordshire, on SW. border of co., 3½ m. SW. of Dunstable, 2417 ac., pop. 1520; P.O.

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