Cranfield, an ancient parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1600
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include:

  • Baptist
  • Independent/Congregational
  • Particular Baptist
  • Society of Friends/Quaker
  • Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Cranfield

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CRANFIELD, a village, a parish, and a sub-district in Ampthill district, Beds. The village stands near the boundary with Bucks, 3½ miles NW of Lidlington r. station, and 6 NW by W of Ampthill: has a post office under Newport-Pagnell; and gave the title of Baron to the Duke of Dorset. The parish comprises 3, 500 acres. Real property, 6, 519. Pop., 1, 591. Houses, 315. The property is divided among a few. The parish is a meet for the Oakley hounds. There is a mineral spring. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £376. Patron, the Rev. G. G. Harter. The church is later English, in good condition. There are two Baptist chapels, a Wesleyan chapel, an endowed school with £18, alms-houses with £60, and other charities with £28. The sub-district contains three parishes. Acres, 10, 191. Pop., 3, 706. Houses, 753.

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

Cranfield, 5½ m. N.W. Ampthill. P. 1371.

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

Parish Registers

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England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Cemeteries ( 2 )
A list of the monumental inscriptions in the church and churchyard of St. Peter and St. Paul, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Author: Bedfordshire Family History Society

Monumental inscriptions in the parish of Cranfield, Independent Baptist, 1800-1990
Author: Bedfordshire Family History Society

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Census ( 1 )
Census returns for Cranfield, 1841-1891
Author: Great Britain. Census Office

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Church records ( 4 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Cranfield, [1616?]-1875
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cranfield (Bedfordshire)

Church records, 1794-1837
Author: Baptist Church (Cranfield, Bedfordshire)

Cranfield Baptist Church, 1660-1960
Author: Tibbutt, H. G.

Parish registers for Cranfield, 1600-1972
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cranfield (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Computer printout of Cranfield, Baptist, Beds., Eng

Computer printout of Cranfield, Beds., Eng

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Genealogy ( 1 )
Settlements and miscellaneous, 1223-1937
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cranfield (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – History ( 1 )
Cranfield
Author: Coleman, Stephen R.; Coleman, Stephen R.

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Land and property ( 1 )
Collection of documents relating to Cranfield

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Manors ( 1 )
Collection of documents relating to Cranfield

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Churchwardens and overseers records, 1777-1947
Author: Cranfield (Bedfordshire); Church of England. Parish Church of Cranfield (Bedfordshire)

Settlements and miscellaneous, 1223-1937
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cranfield (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Public records ( 1 )
Settlements and miscellaneous, 1223-1937
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Cranfield (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Schools ( 1 )
Log books, 1864-1895
Author: Cranfield National School

England, Bedfordshire, Cranfield – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for Cranfield, 1797-1949
Author: Bedfordshire (England). County Council

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Administration

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

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