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'''Gazetteer Description of Ampthill Parish, in [[Bedfordshire]], [[England]]'''
AMPTHILL, a small town, a park, a '''parish''', a subdistrict, and a district, in Bedfordshire. The town is 7 miles S by W of Bedford. It has a head post office, a parish church, three chapels for '''Independents''', '''Wesleyan''' '''Methodists''', and '''Quakers'''.<ref>1[www. visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=885000
<br> == Resources == ==== Civil Registration ==== BirthWilson, marriages and deaths were kept by the governmentJohn M., from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  ==== Church records ==== To find the names Imperial Gazetteer of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site&amp;amp;amp; Wales, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.  *Original parish registers exist at the [[Bedfordshire County Record Office|Bedfordshire County Record Office]] from 1604 - 1995 *Parish records have been extracted and exist on the IGI from 1602 - 1895 - [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyBedford.htm#PageTitle Click to access the Bedfordshire page on Hugh Wallis and query the IGI] *The Society of Genealogists has parish registers from 1602 - 1908 *Pallots Marriage Index has records for this parish from 1790 - 1812 *The National Archive has non conformist records from 1815 - 1837 ===== Non-Conformist Churches ===== ==== Census records ==== apubl.London &nbspamp;amp;amp; {{British Census|241194}} ==== Probate records ==== Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Bedfordshire Probate Records|Bedfordshire Probate RecordsEdinburgh: 1870]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  ==== Poor Law Unions ==== Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  == Maps and Gazetteers == Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br> *[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851] *[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain] <brref=== Web sites === == References == {{reflist}} See [http://genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BDF/Ampthill/index.html Ampthill's page] on GENUKI.org.uk.  [[Category:Bedfordshire]]
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