Leighton-Linslade Past Times: including Billington, Eggington, Heath & Reach and Stanbridge
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The origins of the name Stanbridge

The name Stanbridge derives from the Old English words stan and brycg meaning Stone-bridge, and probably is taken from the bridge at the nearby Stanbridgeford.

In records the name Stanbridge appears variously as follows:
12th Century: Stanbru(g)g(e), Stanbregge
13th Century: Stanbru(g)g(e), Stanbrig(g)e, Stanbrygge, Staunbrig(g), Stanburgh, Stantbrig, Stanbrich, Stambrug
14th Century: Stanbru(g)g(e), Stanbrig(g)e, Stanbrygge
15th Century: Stanbrig(g)e, Stanbrygge
18th Century: Standbridge