Cranfield, Bedfordshire in A Vision of Britain Through Time
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Cranfield is a village and civil parish in north west Bedfordshire, England, between Bedford and Milton Keynes. It has a population of 4,909, and is in Central Bedfordshire District.
The hamlet of Bourne End is located just north of Cranfield, and is part of the civil parish. Wharley End was a separate settlement, but now forms the northern part of Cranfield village, by the university.
Surnames in Cranfield
WHEELER: A large number of Wheelers who originated in Cranfield in the early 1600s emigrated the American colonies and were early settlers of Concord, MA and Fairfield, CT.