Great Horwood

As early as 792 A.D. there is a reference to '10 dwellings in the wood called Horwudu'.
Our church of St James is of Norman origin being rather special in the fact that the tower is topped by a Norman 'helmet'.

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Education Provision 1833

Great Horwood Parish (Pop. 610)

Three Daily Schools;

One contains 26 males, supported by subscription

The other two, 26 males and 8 females, who are instructed at the expense of their parents

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Notes on Great Horwood

Description of Great Horwood from J. J. Sheahan, 1861.

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