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  • About Bedworth

    Bedworth is a small market town in the northern part of Warwickshire situated in the heart of England. The roots of the town are ancient and it is mentioned in the Doomsday book of 1086.

    At various points in its history Bedworth was known for hat making, ribbon weaving and coal mining. Today the majority of Bedworth’s inhabitants work in Coventry and the surrounding towns, although a few traditional industries remain, especially engineering and haulage.

    In 1086 Bedworth’s population was recorded as 60 people, living on 760 acres of arable land. Through the years the population has expanded to the current level of 42,000. However intermittent disasters, such as the Black Death, … more