Chellington Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Nicholas

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1567
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Chellington

Historical Descriptions

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Circa 1870

Chellington, a parish in the district and county of Bedford; on the river Ouse, 1 ¼ mile ESE of Harrold, and 4 WSW of Sharnbrook r. station. Post-town, Harrold, under Bedford. Acres, 610. Real property, £1,427. Pop., 136. Houses, 29. The living is a rectory annexed to the rectory of Carlton, in the diocese of Ely. There is a Baptist chapel.

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

Chellington, 7 m. N.W. Bedford. P. 125

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


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