Clophill, is a small village and civil parish located in the Flit river valley, Bedfordshire, England. At this time the village belonged to a group of two or three hamlets – Beadlow, Cainhoe and possibly Moddry. It is recorded in the Domesday Book of 1086 as Clopelle; meaning tree-stump Hill in old English.

In the 1851 census, out of a total male population in Clophill of 560, there were some 238 agricultural labourers; some years later in 1871 census, out of a total female population in Clophill of 655, there were 264 Straw Plaiters.

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