Eyeworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Eyworth

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

* Parish registers: 1650
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

EYWORTH, a parish in Biggleswade district, Beds; near the boundary with Cambridge and Herts, 4 miles E by N of Biggleswade town and r. station. Post town, Biggleswade. Acres, 1,229. Real property, £1,385. Pop., 149. Houses, 28. The property is all in one estate. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £96. Patron, Lord Ongley. The church is good; and there are charities £17.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

EYWORTH (All Saints), a parish, in the union and hundred of Biggleswade, county of Bedford, 4½ miles (E. by N.) from Biggleswade; containing 128 inhabitants.

The manor belonged at an early period to the Leybourns, and was afterwards in the families of Charlton and Francis; in the reign of Elizabeth, Eyworth was the property and seat of Sir Edmund Anderson, lord chief justice of the common pleas, one of the judges who sat at the trial of Mary, Queen of Scots.

The parish lies on the borders of Cambridgeshire. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king’s books at £6. 13. 4.; net income, £96; patron and impropriator, Lord Ongley. The church contains some interesting monuments to the Andersons and others.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Registers

Eyeworth Parish Registers 1538-1812

Eyeworth Parish Registers 1538-1812 Bedfordshire parish registers by Bedfordshire (England); Emmison, F. G. (Frederick George), 1907-1995, editor – Archive.org

Parish Records


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

England, Bedfordshire, Eyworth – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts of Eyworth, 1603-1873
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eyworth (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Eyworth, 1538-1982
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eyworth (Bedfordshire)

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

England, Bedfordshire, Eyworth – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish registers for Eyworth, 1538-1982
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Eyworth (Bedfordshire)

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

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The Post Office Directory of Bedfordshire 1869

EYWORTH is a small parish and village, 3 miles from Potton, 4 south from Biggleswade, 15 from Bedford, and 16 from Cambridge, in the hundred, union, and county court district of Biggleswade, rural deanery of Eyworth, archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Ely.

Parish Clerk James Carter

Brown Simeon farmer
Franklin Edward beer retailer
Lines John farmer
Naylor William farmer
Sole Samuel carpenter
Tilcock George farmer

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


OS Grid ReferenceTL2475245638 (all-numeric format: 524752 245638)

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  • 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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