This page is dedicated to the history of street names within the Parish.  If you have any more information than is shown here we would be grateful if you would send it to us.

For more information on local field names you can download a copy of D W Bushby's 1975 publication titled "Field Names at Marston Moreteine Bedfordshire by clicking here.  This document is 16MB so may take some time to download. 

 

 

Street Map Name Derivation
Allen Court Map

 

Arundel Road Map

 

Ashcraft Close Map

Local field name

Banks Close Map

 

Barkers Piece Map 

Local field name

Beancroft Road Map

 

Bedford Road/Marston Moreteyne Map

Named when this was the main road to Bedford before Marston was bypassed 

Bedford Road/Upper Shelton Map

Road to bedford

Brook Road Map 

 

Browns Close Map

 

Burridge Close Map

 

Campin Court Map

 

Chandlers Close Map

 

Chequers Close Map

Name of public house that was in close proximity to the site.

Church Walk Map

Proximity to St Mary's Church

Churchill Road Map

 

Clifton Way  

Named after the late Terry Clifton in honour of his dedicated work for the local community

Deacon Mews Map

 

Denbigh Close Map

 

Denton Drive Map 

Denton Family

Drapers End Map

Local field name

Ford Piece  

Local field name

Franklin Close Map

 

Gold Furlong  

Local field name 

Great Linns  

Local field name

Great Meadow  

Local field name 

Hillson Close Map

Hillson Family

Hockley Court Map

 

Holme Close Map

 

Howes Drive Map

Howes Family

Horsecroft  

Local field name

Horseshoe Close Map

Named after The Horseshoes public house located nearby.

Ingram Close Map 

 

Johnson Close Map

 

Jubilee Cottages Map

 

Lakeview Map

Proximity to Stewartby Lake

Little Linns  

Local field name

Little Meadow  

Local field name

Longcroft Lane Map

Local field name

Lower Shelton Road Map

 

Manor Road Map 

Proximity to Moreteyne Manor

Marston Hill Map

Name of hill  

Moat Farm Close Map

Local farm that was on this site

Moreteyne Road Map

 

Newland  

Local field name

Nicholls Close Map

 

Oat Piece Map

Local field name

Owen Close Map

 

Parrish Close Map

 

Pembroke Close Map

 

Primrose Close Map

Named after the wife of former Parish Council chairman Frank Denton 

Reynes Close Map

 

Roberts Drive Map

 

Roxhill Road Map

Road to Roxhill Manor Farm

Scotchbrook Road Map

 

Snagge Court Map

Sir Thomas Snagge (1536-1593) was Lord of the Manor in Marston and Speaker of the House of Commons

South Meadow  

Local field name

Squires Road Map

 

St Mary's Close Map

Proximity to St Mary's Church

Station Road Map

Proximity to Millbrook Station

Station Lane Map

Proximity to Millbrook Station

Stratford Way Map

 

The Green Map

 

The Jetty, Lower Shelton Road  

 

The Rickyard Map

 

Tylecote Close Map

 Named after Kent & England cricketer Edward Ferdinando Sutton Tylecote (1849-1938)

Upper Shelton Road Map

 

Watson Way Map

 

Woburn Road Map

Named when this was the main road before Marston was bypassed