Changes

Jump to navigation Jump to search
Put in Alpha order
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bedfordshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Parishes In Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire Parishes]]
 
Guide to Ampthill, Bedfordshire family history and genealogy: parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and websites
== Parish History ==
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>Wilson, John M., ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=885000 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]'' (1870-72), Date accessed: 21 November 2013.</ref> <ref>Wilson, John M., ''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/1044 Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]'' (1870-72), Date accessed: 21 November 2013.</ref>
 
 
== Resources ==
=== Census records ===
==== Civil Registration ==== Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present daya. The [[England Civil Registration&nbsp; {{British Census|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].  Civil Registration District: Woburn 241191}}
==== Church records ====
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
*The Society of Genealogists has parish registers from 1538 - 1909
===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
See for instance: <ref>http://www.edintone.com/nonconformist_denominations/a-virtual-nonconformist-library/</ref>
=== Civil Registration ===
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, 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].
Civil Registration District: Woburn ==== Census records Poor Law Unions ====
aContributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.&nbsp; {{British Census|241191}}
==== 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 Records]] 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 ==
Moderator, Reviewer, editor, pagecreator
10,770

edits

Navigation menu