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England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Bedfordshire, England Genealogy Gotoarrow.png Bedfordshire Parishes

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Harrold, is a small town, a parish, and a sub-district in the district and county of Bedford. The town is on the river Ouse, 2½ miles ENE of the meeting-point with Buckinghamshire and Northamptonshire, 4 miles WSW of Sharnbrook railway station, and 9 miles NW of Bedford; the post-office is under Bedford. There is an Independent chapel.[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.

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.

Harrold Marriage Registers-July 1837-March 1901: Courtesy of Befordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs

Non-Conformist Churches[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.

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. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72). Date accessed: 4 Dec 2013.