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{{breadcrumb| link1=[[England Genealogy|England]]&nbsp| link2=[[Bedfordshire Genealogy|Bedfordshire]]| link3=[[Parishes In Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire Parishes]]| link4=| link5=[[Bedford Holy Trinity, Bedfordshire Genealogy|Bedford Holy Trinity]]}} Guide to '''Bedford Holy Trinity, Bedfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy''': parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.  {{Infobox England Jurisdictions| image = | caption = | Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish]]| County = Bedfordshire| Hundred = Bedford Borough| Poor Law Union = [http://www.workhouses.org.uk/Bedford/ Bedford]| Registration District = Bedford| PRbegin = 1841| BTbegin = 1860| Province = Canterbury| Diocese = Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Ely| Archdeaconry = | Archdeaconries = | Rural Deanery = Bedford| Parish = | Peculiar = | Chapelry = | Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford| Archdeaconry Court = | Bishops Court = | Prerogative Court = | Archive = [[Bedfordshire Record Office]]}}  == 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 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 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 == === Census records === {{British Census|241196}}  === Church records ==={{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:  {| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="383" style="width: 100%"|-| 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>|-| 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>|} {| cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" width="100%" border="1"|-! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Online Parish Records'''|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center> | bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center> | bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images | bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes | bgcolor="#ccffff" | Images|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI''' | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [https://www.familysearch.org/search/collection/igi '''1841-1847'''] | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.familysearch.org '''1860-1895'''] | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>|-| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI''' | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br> | bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1841-1851'''] | bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>|} 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 === None  === Civil Registration === 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 === Bedford  === Poor Law Unions === *[[ImageBedford Poor Law Union, Bedfordshire|Bedford Poor Law Union]] === 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.  [http:Gotoarrow//maps.pngfamilysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851[http://maps.familysearch.org/] [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/ Vision of Britain] == Websites == Bedford on [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BDF/Bedford/index.html GENUKI]&nbsp; == References == {{reflist}}  {{Bedfordshire}}  [[Category:BedfordshireParishes]]
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