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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
ASPLEY-GUISE (St. Botolph), a '''parish''', in the union of Woburn, hundred of Manshead, county of Bedford, 2¼ miles (N. by W.) from Woburn. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50766#s28 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 96-100. Date accessed: 05 June 2013.</ref>  
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ASPLEY GUISE (St. Botolph), a '''parish''', in the union of Woburn, hundred of Manshead, county of Bedford, 2¼ miles N by W from Woburn. There is a place of worship for '''Wesleyans'''. <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50766#s28 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 96-100. Date accessed: 05 June 2013.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
=== Census records  ===
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==== Census records  ====
  
 
{{British Census|241193}}  
 
{{British Census|241193}}  
  
=== Church records  ===
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==== Church records  ====
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
Aspley Guise parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.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" | '''NBI''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BOYD''' = [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes (FindMyPast) - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>ArcherSoftware.co.uk</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog PRs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free]
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FS Catalog BTs''' = [https://www.familysearch.org/catalog/search FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free]
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BIVRI'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|'''1538-1975'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''1880-1886''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|'''1538-1973'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352 '''1880-1906''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | {{RecordSearch|1473016|'''1538-1991'''}}
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FMP'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FREG'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-births-and-baptisms-1538-1975 '''1538-1975''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1563-1812''']  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-marriages-1538-1973 '''1538-1973''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1563-1812''']  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-deaths-and-burials-1538-1991 '''1538-1991''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/ '''1564-1812''']  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''ANC'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1352 '''1538-1988''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''GIBBS'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.stevengibbs.me.uk/BaptismRegistersPage.htm '''1837-1901''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.stevengibbs.me.uk/ParishRegistersPage.htm '''1837-1901''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://www.stevengibbs.me.uk/BurialRegistersPage.htm '''1837-1901''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/national-burial-index-for-england-and-wales '''1538-1939''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BOYD'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [https://search.findmypast.com/search-world-Records/england-boyds-marriage-indexes-1538-1850 '''1626-1784''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''  
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi '''1563-1705, 1749-1875''']
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi '''1563-1705, 1749-1880''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog PRs'''
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS Catalog BTs'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''  
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
 
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |  
 
| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1564-1851''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
 
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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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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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===== Non-Conformist Churches  =====
=== Non-Conformist Churches  ===
 
  
 
*Primitive Methodist  
 
*Primitive Methodist  
 
*Wesleyan Methodist
 
*Wesleyan Methodist
  
=== Civil Registration  ===
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==== 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].  
 
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  ===
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==== Registration District  ====
  
 
*Woburn
 
*Woburn
  
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
 
*Woburn
 
*Woburn
  
=== Probate records  ===
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==== 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.  
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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.
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  

Latest revision as of 19:43, 6 September 2019

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

Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Manshead
County Bedfordshire
Poor Law Union Woburn
Registration District Woburn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1563
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]

ASPLEY GUISE (St. Botolph), a parish, in the union of Woburn, hundred of Manshead, county of Bedford, 2¼ miles N by W from Woburn. There is a place of worship for Wesleyans. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Census records[edit | edit source]

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


Church records[edit | edit source]

Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
FREG = FreeREG - free[3]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[5]
Aspley Guise, Bedfordshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1880-1886
1880-1906

FREG 1563-1812
1563-1812
1564-1812
IGI 1563-1705, 1749-1875 1563-1705, 1749-1880
NBI

1564-1851

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]
  • Primitive Methodist
  • Wesleyan Methodist

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.

Registration District[edit | edit source]

  • Woburn

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

  • Woburn

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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Aspley Guise on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 96-100. Date accessed: 05 June 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 10 April 2014.
  3. 'Bedfordshire Coverage', FreeREG, accessed 17 April 2014.
  4. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Bedfordshire, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 April 2014.
  5. 'National Burial Index - Bedfordshire Coverage,' findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 17 April 2014.