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People Connected to Bedfordshire

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  • William Mansell, I (1270 - 1324)
  • William Craymore (1681 - 1740)
    Birth place listed as Pavenham, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom Death place listed as Eaton, Socon, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Michael Cooper, yeoman of Arlesey (1480 - 1539)
    OriginsJohn Cooper, yeoman of Arlesey, Bedfordshire England wrote his will on 21st day, 7th month 1501 which was probated on 6th day, 2nd month 1501/1502 at the Prerogative Court of Canterbury. Executo...
  • Michael Cooper II (1510 - 1556)
    Michael was a son of Michael & Margaret Cooper. He married Elizabeth Page. References The American Genealogist, vol. 52 (1976) pages 198 to 208; The Genealogist, vol.6 (1985) pages 166-186, Robe...
  • Edmund Cooper, Gent. (c.1542 - c.1618)
    Edmund was a son of Michael Cooper & Elizabeth Page. Edmund Cooper (bef. 1542 - bef. 1619)=== Edmund Cooper aka Cowper Born before 1 Dec 1542 in Arlesey, Bedfordshire, England Son of Michael C...

People Connected to Bedfordshire

Historic County of England

Image right - by Nilfanion - CC BY-SA 3.0, Wiki Commons

See Also

Bedfordshire - Main Page
Bedfordshire - Famous People
Befordshire Genealogical Resources
Historic Buildings of Bedfordshire
Bedfordshire Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries & Graveyards

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How to use this Page

  1. Please link any GENI Profiles with links to Bedfordshire to this project.
  2. You can ALSO add the earliest heads of families to the list of Bedfordshire Families on Geni below (don't forget to link their profiles to the project as well). These would usually be male! Please restrict people added to the list to the earliest head of family!

Note People with links to Bedfordshire can be linked to the project but not necessarily added to the list below.

People connected to Bedfordshire can also be linked to the following projects.

Historical and Political people

- accommodated by the project Historical Bedfordshire which covers the History of Bedfordshire and historical/political people. Some of these are also listed in the Famous people category.

Famous or Notable People

Those people of note with connections to the county are listed below. Some of these connections are a little tenuous - counties like to lay claim to people of renown! Please visit Bedfordshire - Famous People and add them to the listing there.


People from Bedfordshire who went to the "New world" and were early progenitors in those countries. Where the earliest ancestor is known please add them to the list of "Bedfordshire families on Geni" below if that was their roots, or to the appropriate county project.

Where the earliest known ancestor is the emigrant add them to the list below. In some cases if there is a project that covers them in detail please link the project.

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Heads of Bedfordshire Families on Geni

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  • The Radcliffes of Elstow







Emigrants from Bedfordshire

Please add the names of people from Bedfordshire who settled in the "New World"


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South Africa

1820 British Settlers in South Africa

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