Farndish is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire

Parish church: St. Michael

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1587
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FARNDISH, a parish in the district of Wellingborough and county of Bedford; contiguous to Northamptonshire, 1¾ mile S by W of Irchester r. station, and 4 SSW of Higham-Ferrers. Post town, Irchester, under Wellingborough. Acres, 810. Real property, £1,180. Pop., 67. Houses, 17. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £195. Patron,M. Chester, Esq. The church is good.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

FARNDISH (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Wellingborough, hundred of Willey, county of Bedford, 4½ miles (S. E.) from Wellingborough, and the same distance (S. W. by S.) from Higham-Ferrers; containing 86 inhabitants.

It occupies the extreme north-western part of the county, upon the border of Northamptonshire, and comprises 520 acres of arable, and 160 of grass, land; the soil is clay and gravel, with a substratum of limestone.

The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £10; net income, £160; patron, the Rev. A. Chester. The tithes were commuted for land under an act of inclosure in the 39th and 40th of George III.; the glebe altogether consists of 129 acres, with a glebe-house.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Farndish – Cemeteries ( 1 )
The monumental inscriptions of St. Michael and All Angels, Farndish, Bedfordshire
Author: Chambers, L. H.; Bedfordshire Family History Society

England, Bedfordshire, Farndish – Church records ( 5 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Farndish, 1602-1871
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Farndish (Bedfordshire)

Churchwardens accounts, 1714-1717
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Farndish (Bedfordshire)

Parish register of Farndish, 1587-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Farndish (Bedfordshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1587-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Farndish (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Farndish, 1587-1970
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Farndish (Bedfordshire)

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

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

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Administration

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

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