Farndish, Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St Michael & All Angels

Parish registers begin:

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

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Farndish

  • Wollaston
  • Irchester
  • Podington

Historical Descriptions

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].

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Church Records

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)

Computer printout of Farndish, Beds., Eng

Cemeteries

The monumental inscriptions of St. Michael and All Angels, Farndish, Bedfordshire Author: Chambers, L. H.; Bedfordshire Family History Society

Taxation

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

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

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