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Shefford, Central Bedfordshire

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Shefford, Central Bedfordshire

Shefford is a small town and civil parish located in the Central Bedfordshire district of Bedfordshire, England. At the 2001 census it had a population of 4,928, and was estimated to have grown to 5,770 by 2007.
Post townShefford
Administrative CountyCentral Bedfordshire
Traditional CountyBedfordshire
OS GridTL1439
OS Settlement ClassificationOther settlement (village, hamlet etc)
Police AuthorityBedfordshire
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Fire and Rescue AuthorityBedfordshire and Luton
Ambulance AuthorityEast of England
Dialling code01462
Population4,928 (2001)

Other names by which Shefford, Central Bedfordshire has been known in the past

Shefford Hardwick ~ Sheford ~ Shelford

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

Shefford, market town and township with ry. sta., Campton par., in co. and 10 miles SE. of Bedford, pop. 1070; P.O., T.O. Market-day, Friday. Shefford has mfrs. of straw plait.

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