Place:Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire, England

Watchers
NameGravenhurst
TypeParish
Coordinates52.011°N 0.38°W
Located inBedfordshire, England
See alsoLower Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire, EnglandPredecessor parish
Upper Gravenhurst, Bedfordshire, EnglandPredecessor parish
Contained Places
Parish
Lower Gravenhurst ( 1888 - present )
Upper Gravenhurst ( 1888 - present )

Bedfordshire Record Office's Guide to Bedfordshire Parishes describes Gravenhurst thus:

GRAVENHURST: Civil Parish created in 1888 by amalgamating Lower Gravenhurst and Upper Gravenhurst; included Hamlet of Ion

LOWER GRAVENHURST: Ancient Parish; Civil Parish combined with Upper Gravenhurst in 1888 to form Gravenhurst; Ecclesiastical Parish united with Upper Gravenhurst in 1972 to create Upper with Lower Gravenhurst; included Hamlet of Ion

UPPER GRAVENHURST: former Chapelry of Shillington from 14th Century but a separate parish from the reign of Elizabeth I; Civil Parish combined with Lower Gravenhurst in 1888 to form Gravenhurst; Ecclesiastical Parish united with Lower Gravenhurst in 1972 to create Upper with Lower Gravenhurst

UPPER WITH LOWER GRAVENHURST: Ecclesiastical Parish created by uniting the benefices of Lower Gravenhurst and Upper Gravenhurst in 1972; includes Ion