Colmworth, Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Colmworth, an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Denis

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1735
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Colmworth

Historical Descriptions of Colmworth

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

COLMWORTH, a parish in the district and county of Bedford; on an affluent of the river Ouse, 5 miles WSW of St. Neots r. station, and 7½ NE of Bedford. Post town, St. Neots. Acres, 2,310. Real property, £2,026. Pop., 527. Houses, 114. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £179. Patron, the Rev. R. W. Gery. The church is early English, has a fine spire, and is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Colmworth, 9 miles. N.E. Bedford. P. 575.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850

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County: Bedfordshire
Civil Registration District: Bedford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
Rural Deanery: Eaton
Poor Law Union: Bedford
Hundred: Barford
Province: Canterbury