Haynes, an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Hawnes

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

* Parish registers: 1596
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Wesleyan Methodist

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

HAWNES, or HAYNES, a village and a parish in Ampthill district, Beds. The village stands 3 miles W of Southill r. station, and 4 NE of Ampthill; and has a post-office under Bedford.

The parish comprises 2,561 acres. Real property, £3,990. Pop., 932. Houses, 196. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged to the Newdegates, passed to the Carterets, and belongs now to Lord John Thynne. Grange Farm belonged to Chicksands priory; and is an interesting old edifice, with a fine staircase.

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £500. Patron, Sir George R. Osborn, Bart. The church is early decorated English; consists of nave, aisles, and chancel, with a tower; contains the vault of the Carteret family; and was restored in 1850. There is a national school.

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

Haynes, 3½ m. N.E. Selsoe. P. 913.

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

Parish Records


Use for:
England, Bedfordshire, Haynes

England, Bedfordshire, Hawnes – Cemeteries ( 1 )
The monumental inscriptions of St. Mary, Haynes, Bedfordshire
Author: Matthews, A. Weight (Arthur Weight), 1865-1937; Bedfordshire Family History Society

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

England, Bedfordshire, Hawnes – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Hawnes, 1602-1868
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hawnes (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers and poor law records for Hawnes, 1596-1961
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hawnes (Bedfordshire)

The parish registers of Haynes (formerly Hawnes), Co. Bedford, 1596-1812
Author: Brigg, William, 1858-1921

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

England, Bedfordshire, Hawnes – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Constable and surveyors records, 1638, 1758-1858
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hawnes (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers and poor law records for Hawnes, 1596-1961
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Hawnes (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Hawnes – Schools ( 1 )
Log books, 1875-1925 and admission registers, 1868-1876, 1900-1934
Author: Haynes National School (Haynes, Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Hawnes – Taxation ( 1 )
Land tax assessments for Haynes, 1797-1946
Author: Bedfordshire (England). County Council

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Kelly’s Directory of the Wine and Spirit Trades, with which are included Brewers and Maltsters 1884

Marked thus * are Small Brewers who brew the beer they sell.

HAYNES, Bedford

Allen Joseph North Wood end *

Source: The Post office directory of the brewers and maltsters [afterw.] Kelly’s directory of the wine and spirit trades, with which are included brewers and maltsters By Kelly’s directories, ltd. 1884


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

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