Edworth, an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St George

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1552
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EDWORTH, a parish in Biggleswade district, Beds; near the Roman way and adjacent to Herts, 3½ miles NE of Arlesey r. station and 3½ SE of Biggleswade. Post town, Stotfold, under Baldock. Acres, 1, 099. Real property, £1, 455. Pop., 99. Houses, 18. The property is all in one estate. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £190. Patron,C. Hale, Esq. The church is good.

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

The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Edworth, a parish in the hund. and union of Biggleswade, county of Bedford; 3½ miles south east of Biggleswade, about half-a-mile east of the Roman way. Living, a rectory, formerly in the archd. of Bedford and dio. of Lincoln, now in the dio. of Ely; rated at £15 16s. 3d.; gross income £167. Patron, in 1835, W. Hale, Esq. Acres 1,100. Houses 24. A.P. £1,084. Pop., in 1801, 90; in 1831, 95. Poor rates, in 1838, £100 6s.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Edworth, 3 m. N.E. Biggleswade. P. 105

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

EDWORTH (St. George), a parish, in the union and hundred of Biggleswade, county of Bedford, 3¾ miles (S. E. by S.) from Biggleswade; containing 105 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £15. 16. 3., and in the gift of W. Hall, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £240, and the glebe comprises 8 acres.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Registers

Edworth Parish Registers 1552-1812

Edworth Parish Registers 1552-1812 Bedfordshire parish registers by Bedfordshire (England); Emmison, F. G. (Frederick George), 1907-1995, editor – Archive.org

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Edworth – Cemeteries ( 1 )
The monumental inscriptions of the parish church of St. George, Edworth, Bedfordshire
Author: Bedfordshire Family History Society

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

England, Bedfordshire, Edworth – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Edworth, 1602-1875
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Edworth (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Edworth, 1552-1973
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Edworth (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Edworth, 1838-1969
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Edworth (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Edworth – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Edworth, Beds., Eng

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

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Directories

The Post Office Directory of Bedfordshire 1869

EDWORTH is a parish, 3½ miles south east from Biggleswade, and 5 north west from Baldock, in the hundred, union and county court district of Biggleswade, rural deanery of Shefford, archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Ely.

Parish Clerk John Bryant

Buttanshaw Rev Henry MA rector
Kidman Edward farmer
Smyth Thomas farmer

Source: The Post office directory of Northamptonshire, Huntingdonshire, Bedfordshire, Buckinghamshire, Berkshire, and Oxfordshire By Kelly’s directories, ltd 1869

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OS Grid ReferenceTL2208240766 (all-numeric format: 522083 240766)

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Administration

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

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