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Guide to Bedford Holy Trinity, 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
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Guide to '''Bedford Holy Trinity, Bedfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish]]
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| County = Bedfordshire
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| Hundred = Bedford Borough
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| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Bedford/ Bedford]
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| Registration District = Bedford
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| PRbegin = 1841
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| BTbegin = 1860
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Ely
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Bedford
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Bedfordshire Record Office]]
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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
BEDFORD, a borough and market-town, and the head of a union, in the county of Bedford, of which it is the capital, 50 miles (N. N. W.) from London. The borough comprises the '''parishes''' of St. Cuthbert, St. John, St. Mary, St. Paul, and St. Peter Martin. The parish of St. Paul is the largest; an additional church, dedicated to the '''Holy Trinity''', was erected in 1839-40, There are places of worship for '''Baptists''', '''Independents''', '''Wesleyans''', and '''Moravians'''; as well as the '''Primitive Episcopal''' or '''Reformed Church of England'''. <ref>Wilson,John Marius [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/594  ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''] (1870-72), Date accessed: 21 November 2013.</ref>  
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BEDFORD, a borough and market-town, and the head of a union, in the county of Bedford, of which it is the capital, 50 miles NNW from London. There are places of worship for '''Baptists''', '''Independents''', '''Wesleyans''' and '''Moravians'''; as well as the '''Primitive Episcopal''' or '''Reformed Church of England'''. <ref>John Marius Wilson [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/place/594  ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''] (1870-72), Date accessed: 21 November 2013.</ref>  
  
Also see<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50788#s22 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 188-194.. Date accessed:  29 August 2013.</ref>  
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Also see A Topographical Dictionary of England <ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50788#s22 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 188-194.. Date accessed:  29 August 2013.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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=== Census records  ===
 
=== Census records  ===
  
a.&nbsp; {{British Census|241196}}  
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{{British Census|241196}}  
  
 
=== Church records  ===
 
=== Church records  ===
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
  
===== '''Online Records'''  =====
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Ribchester St. Wilfrid parish registers and those registers of all of its smaller chapelries lying within its boundaries have been mostly transcribed and are displayed&nbsp;online at the following web sites and ranges of years''':'''
 
 
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''FMP''' = [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast.co.uk (£)]
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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" | '''FS ''' = [http://familysearch.org FamilySearch.org]
 
 
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{| width="725" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1" align="center"
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{| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%" border="1"
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''BEDFORD&nbsp;HOLY&nbsp;TRINITY&nbsp;Chapelry (1841) Indexes'''
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Online Parish Records'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>  
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>  
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>  
| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1841-1874''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''  
| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | None
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi '''1841-1847''']
| bgcolor="#ccffff" |  
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.familysearch.org '''1860-1895''']
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | &nbsp; '''BEDFORD ST&nbsp;CUTHBERT&nbsp;(1602) Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1841-1851''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>  
 
| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
 
| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | [http://familysearch.org '''1602-1874''']
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://familysearch.org '''1603-1895''']
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''BEDFORD ST&nbsp;JOHN&nbsp;PARISH (1602) Indexes'''
 
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>  
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
 
| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''BEDFORD ST&nbsp;MARY&nbsp;PARISH (1539) Indexes'''
 
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
 
| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <u>'''Marriages'''</u>
 
| bgcolor="#ffccff" | <u>'''Burials'''</u>
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''FS'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''BEDFORD ST&nbsp;PAUL PARISH (1565) Indexes'''
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | '''BEDFORD&nbsp;ST PETER De MERTON PARISH (1573) Indexes'''
 
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| bgcolor="#66ffcc" | <u>'''Baptisms'''</u>
 
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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.
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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.
 
 
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.  
 
  
==== Non-Conformist Churches  ====
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=== Non-Conformist Churches  ===
  
 
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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.  
 
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  ====
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=== Registration District  ===
  
 
Bedford  
 
Bedford  
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
 
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
  
*Bedford
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*[[Bedford Poor Law Union, Bedfordshire|Bedford Poor Law Union]]
  
 
=== Probate records  ===
 
=== Probate records  ===
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
 
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 ]<br>■[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/ Vision of Britain] <br>
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[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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[http://maps.familysearch.org/] [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/ Vision of Britain]
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== Websites  ==
  
== Web sites  ==
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Bedford on [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BDF/Bedford/index.html GENUKI]
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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{{reflist}}  
 
{{reflist}}  
  
{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
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{{Bedfordshire}}  
 
 
&nbsp; {{Bedfordshire}}  
 
  
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[[Category:Bedfordshire Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 20:02, 6 September 2019

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

Bedford Holy Trinity, Bedfordshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Bedford Borough
County Bedfordshire
Poor Law Union Bedford
Registration District Bedford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1841
Bishop's Transcripts: 1860
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bedford
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]

BEDFORD, a borough and market-town, and the head of a union, in the county of Bedford, of which it is the capital, 50 miles NNW from London. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans and Moravians; as well as the Primitive Episcopal or Reformed Church of England. [1]

Also see A Topographical Dictionary of England [2]

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]

Bedford Holy Trinity, Bedfordshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[4]
Bedford Holy Trinity, Bedfordshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
IGI 1841-1847
1860-1895


NBI



1841-1851

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]

None

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]

Bedford

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

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.

England Jurisdictions 1851

[1] Vision of Britain

Websites[edit | edit source]

Bedford on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72), Date accessed: 21 November 2013.
  2. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 188-194.. Date accessed: 29 August 2013.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Bedfordshire, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 April 2014.
  4. 'National Burial Index - Bedfordshire Coverage,' findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 17 April 2014.