== Parish History ==
AMPTHILL (St. Andrew), a '''market-town''' and '''parish''', and the '''head of a union''', in the hundred of Redbornestoke, county of Bedford, 7 miles (S. by W.) from Bedford, and 45 (N. W. by N.) from London. There are places of worship for Independents, the Society of Friends, and Wesleyans. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50755#s17 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 53-58. Date accessed: 05 June 2013.</ref>
'''Gazetteer Description of Ampthill Parish, in [[Bedfordshire]], [[England]]'''