Eggington, Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ecclesiastical Parish

Alternative names: Egginton

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1807 see also Leighton Buzzard
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Eggington


Historical Descriptions of Eggington

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EGGINTON, a chapelry in Leighton-Buzzard parish, Beds; 1¾ mile SW of Hockcliffe, and 3 E of Leighton-Buzzard r. station. Post town, Hockcliffe, under Leighton – Buzzard. Real property, £2, 553. Pop., 439. Houses, 86. Egginton House is the seat of the Moores. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ely. Value, £9. 4. Patrons, the Parishioners. The church is a brick building.

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

Egginton, 1¾ m. E. Leighton-Buzzard. P. 390.

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

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County: Bedfordshire
Civil Registration District: Leighton Buzzard
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Leighton Buzzard
Diocese: Pre-1846 – Lincoln, Post 1845 – Ely
Rural Deanery: Pre-1852 – None, Post – 1851 – Dunstable
Poor Law Union: Leighton Buzzard
Hundred: Manshead
Province: Canterbury