Eaton Socon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Staploe, Luloe, and Wyboston.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1556
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, General Baptist, Presbyterian, and Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Eaton Socon

Historical Descriptions of Eaton Socon

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EATON-SOCON, a parish in the district of St. Neots and county of Bedford; at the verge of the county, on the river Ouse and the Great Northern railway, 1 ½ mile SW of St. Neots. It contains Wyboston and the St. Neots workhouse; and has a post office under St. Neots. Acres, 7, 530. Real property, £13, 899. Pop., 2, 766. Houses, 583. The property is much subdivided. A castle of the Beauchamps formerly stood here; and an Angustinian priory was founded by two of them, in the time of Henry II., at Bushmead, 4¼ miles W of St. Neots. The priory was given, in 1537, to Sir William Gascoyne; and only the refectory of it now exists; but a mansion bears its name, and is the seat of the Gerys. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £439. Patron, J. G. Atkinson, Esq. The church is Norman, and has a fine tower. There are a national school, and charities £20.

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

Eaton-Socon with Wyboston. 2 m. S.W. St. Neots. P. 2600.

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

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Cemeteries ( 2 )
Eaton Socon cemetery : 1930-June 2002
Author: Eatons Community Association (Eaton-Socon, Huntingdonshire)

St. Mary’s Parish Church, Eaton Socon : monumental inscriptions, c1400-1999
Author: Jarrett, Sue; Huntingdonshire Family History Society

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

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Church history ( 1 )
The story of Eaton and her church XI to XV century
Author: Higham, E. P.

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Church records ( 6 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Eaton-Socon, 1602-1875
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

Church records, 1617-1842
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

Churchwardens and surveyors records, 1616-1900
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Eaton-Socon, 1567-1971
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers of Eaton-Socon, 1566-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

Transcription of Eaton Socon church wardens rate, 1791
Author: Bundy, Jim

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Church records – Indexes ( 5 )
Computer printout of Eaton Socon, Beds., Eng

Parish register printouts of Eaton Socon, Bedford, England, christenings, 1566-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Eaton-Socon, Bedford, England ; christenings, 1813-1876
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Eaton-Socon, Bedford, England ; marriages, 1572-1738
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Eaton-Socon, Bedford, England ; marriages, 1739-1876
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Land and property ( 3 )
Basmead estate muniments

Deeds to estates of the Whetham family

Documents relating to the Bushmead estate in Eaton-Socon and adjoining parishes

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Manors ( 1 )
Documents relating to the Bushmead estate in Eaton-Socon and adjoining parishes

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Manors – Court records ( 2 )
Basmead estate muniments

Court records, 1416-1821
Author: Manor of Eaton-Socon. Court (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Military records – Militia ( 1 )
Parish registers for Eaton-Socon, 1567-1971
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Occupations ( 1 )
Parish registers for Eaton-Socon, 1567-1971
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 3 )
Churchwardens and surveyors records, 1616-1900
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Eaton-Socon, 1567-1971
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eaton-Socon (Bedfordshire)

Transcription of Eaton Socon overseer of poor book
Author: Bundy, Jim

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Schools ( 1 )
Eaton-Socon schools log books, 1863-1928

England, Bedfordshire, Eaton-Socon – Taxation ( 2 )
Land tax assessments for Eaton Socon, 1797-1949
Author: Bedfordshire (England). County Council

Transcription of Eaton Socon church wardens rate, 1791
Author: Bundy, Jim

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Administration

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

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