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Bozeat is an ancient village with excavated evidence of Iron Age, Roman and Saxon settlements in the immediate area. Saxon coins and a pre-christian burial area have been found, Roman earthworks and an ancient British iron working.   Early remains found in recent times include ………… [more]

Bozeat 2000 - The story of a Northamptonshire village:  A very interesting book relating to the history of Bozeat, compiled by Philip Bligh, a vicar of our parish.  Below is an extract from the written Introduction by him, to the book:  

“I can claim little more than to be the Compiler of the following history. It truly is the work of others who know far more than me about the past of Bozeat, for they have delved more deeply into it; or they know more of its present for they have spend more of their lives living in the village.” …more]

WW2 People’s War - PC23 - John William Forth, was the village bobby between 1936 and 1953 with the Northamptonshire Constabulary, and describes a small part of his life in our village. The family lived in the police house on the London Road until he was posted to Northampton to complete his service up to retirement.

This photograph was taken in 1951 but still in the garb and with the same bike as throughout the war. It accompanied an article in the local paper Wellinborough News March 16th 1951 and has been reproduced with the kind permission of Northants Evening Telegraph.  ………… [more]

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Bozeat, Strixton & Easton Maudit Villages

Parishes of the Higham Ferrers Hundred - The “Rushden Research” web site of the Rushden and District Society Research Group is a hive of valuable information relating to many villages surrounding them in Northamptonshire.  They have a main home page, and a webpage dedicated to Bozeat, Strixton & Easton Maudit Villages.