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{{British Census|241191}}  
 
{{British Census|241191}}  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
 
{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>[http://genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records'], ''Genoot,'' accessed 10 April 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FREG''' = [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ FreeREG - free]<ref>[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/bdf.htm 'Bedfordshire Coverage'], ''FreeREG,'' accessed 17 April 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyBedford.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Bedfordshire, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 21 April 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20130920213319/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action?countyCode=BDF 'National Burial Index - Bedfordshire Coverage,'] ''findmypast (WayBack Machine),'' accessed 17 April 2014.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Births Indexes: Guide to Parishes'', n.d.; digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BIVRI'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''1880-1908''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352 '''1893-1906''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1602-1812''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1604-1812''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1602-1812''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.familysearch.org '''1602-1879''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1602-1852''']
 
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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.  
 
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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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].  
 
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].  
  
===== Registration District  =====
 
 
*Woburn
 
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
 
*Woburn
 
 
==== 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.
 
 
== 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]
 
 
== Websites  ==
 
  
Ampthill on [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BDF/Ampthill/index.html GENUKI]
 
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

Revision as of 21:13, 4 April 2016

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Guide to Ampthill, Bedfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Ampthill, Bedfordshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Redbornestoke
County Bedfordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Ampthill
Registration District Ampthill
Records begin
Parish registers: 1604
Bishop's Transcripts: 1602
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Fleete
Diocese Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
Location of Archive
Bedfordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

AMPTHILL (St. Andrew), a market-town and parish, 7 miles (S. by W.) from Bedford, and 45 (N. W. by N.) from London. There are three places of worship forIndependents, Wesleyan Methodists, and the Society of Friends.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.


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]
  • Baptist
  • Independent/Congregational
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Society of Friends/Quaker
  • Wesleyan Methodist

See for instance: [2]

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.


References[edit | edit source]