Goldington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

Parish registers: 1581
Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

GOLDINGTON, a village and parish in the district and county of Bedford.

The village stands near the river Ouse and the Bedford and Cambridge railway, 1¾ mile NE by E of Bedford; and has a post office under Bedford.

The parish comprises 2,735 acres. Real property, £5,684. Pop., 609. Houses, 130. The property is subdivided. A fort was anciently at Castle hill; and a priory, at Newenham. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £270. Patron, the Duke of Bedford. The church consists of nave and aisles, with square tower; has brasses of 1507 and 1585; and was repaired and enlarged in 1859.

There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £14.

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

Goldington, 1½ m. N. W. Bedford. P. 509.

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

Bankrupts

Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Clayton John, jun., Goldington, Bedfordshire, miller, March 2. 1830.

Parish Registers

Goldington Parish Registers 1558-1812

Goldington Parish Registers 1558-1812 Bedfordshire parish registers by Bedfordshire (England); Emmison, F. G. (Frederick George), 1907-1995, editor – Archive.org

Parish Records

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

England, Bedfordshire, Goldington – Church records ( 4 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Goldington, 1612-1860
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Goldington (Bedfordshire)

Churchwardens register of briefs, 1804-1809
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Goldington (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Goldington, 1559-1922
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Goldington (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Goldington, 1650-1975
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Goldington (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Goldington – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Parish register printouts of Goldington, Bedford, England, 1558-1880

England, Bedfordshire, Goldington – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1508-1831
Author: Manor of Goldington. Court (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Goldington – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Parish registers for Goldington, 1650-1975
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Goldington (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Goldington – Schools ( 1 )
Log books, 1881-1908 and admission register, 1867-1907
Author: Goldington Green Mixed School (Goldington, Bedfordshire)

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

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OS Grid ReferenceTL0758151062 (all-numeric format: 507581 251062)

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Administration

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

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