Melchbourne

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Melchbourne
Melchbourne is located in Bedfordshire
Melchbourne
Melchbourne
Melchbourne shown within Bedfordshire
Population120 
OS grid referenceTL028657
Civil parish
Unitary authority
Ceremonial county
Region
CountryEngland
Sovereign stateUnited Kingdom
Post townBEDFORD
Postcode districtMK44
Dialling code01234
PoliceBedfordshire
FireBedfordshire and Luton
AmbulanceEast of England
EU ParliamentEast of England
UK Parliament
List of places
UK
England
Bedfordshire
52°16′50″N 0°29′37″W / 52.28055°N 0.49353°W / 52.28055; -0.49353Coordinates: 52°16′50″N 0°29′37″W / 52.28055°N 0.49353°W / 52.28055; -0.49353

Melchbourne is a small village located in the Borough of Bedford in Bedfordshire, England.

The village is located west of Swineshead and east of Yielden. Melchbourne forms part of the Melchbourne and Yielden civil parish.

Melchbourne Preceptory was located in the village. Today the village is the location of the Church of St Mary Magdalene.

Notable residents[edit]

  • Audrey Lawson-Johnston, the last living survivor of the sinking of the RMS Lusitania in 1915. Died 2013.
  • Sarah Kennedy, BBC radio presenter. Moved 2012
  • Major Gen; Sir Percy Cox, British Diplomat (died there 1937) Influential figure in founding of Iraq.