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'''Gazetteer Description of Ampthill Parish, in [[Bedfordshire]], [[England]]'''  
 
'''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>[www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=885000
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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>[www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=885000fckLRfckLRWilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp;amp;amp; Wales, publ. London &amp;amp;amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870]</ref>
  
Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp;amp; Wales, publ. London &amp;amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870]</ref>
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== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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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].
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Civil Registration District: Woburn
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==== Church records  ====
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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.
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*Original parish registers exist at the [[Bedfordshire County Record Office]] from 1538 - 1992
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*Parish records have been extracted and exist on the IGI from 1538 - 1885 - [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyBedford.htm#PageTitle Click to access the Bedfordshire page on Hugh Wallis and query the IGI]
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*The Society of Genealogists has parish registers from 1538 - 1909
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===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
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==== Census records  ====
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a.&nbsp; {{British Census|241191}}
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==== Probate records  ====
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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.
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Web sites  ==
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== References  ==
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{{reflist}}<br>
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See [http://genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BDF/Arlesey/index.html Arlesey's page] on GENUKI.org.uk.
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[[Category:Bedfordshire]]

Revision as of 15:05, 7 December 2012

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

Gazetteer Description of Ampthill Parish, in Bedfordshire, England Genealogy, England Genealogy

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.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Civil Registration District: Woburn

Church records[edit | edit source]

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use 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.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

a. 

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to 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[edit | edit source]

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. [www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=885000fckLRfckLRWilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp;amp; Wales, publ. London &amp;amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870]


See Arlesey's page on GENUKI.org.uk.