Knotting Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Knotting is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Notting

Parish church: St. Margaret

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1592
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

KNOTTING, or NOTTING, a parish, with a village, in the district and county of Bedford; adjacent to Northamptonshire, 2 miles NNE of Sharnbrook r. station, and 4½ SSE of Higham-Ferrers. Post town, Sharnbrook, under Bedford. Acres, 1,724. Real property, £1,887. Pop., 185. Houses, 31. The property belongs to the Duke of Bedford. The living is a rectory, united with the rectory of Souldrop, in the diocese of Ely. Value, £280. Patron, the Duke of Bedford. The church has Saxon and Norman portions; consists of nave, S chapel, and chancel, with wooden porch and square tower; and, in 1866, was about to be restored and partially rebuilt.

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

Parish Registers

Knotting 1592-1812 -

FamilySearch Catalogue Records - Free

Church records

Bishop's transcripts for Knotting, 1602-1895

Parish registers for Knotting, 1592-1982

Church records - Indexes

Computer printout of Knotting, All Saints, Bedfordshire, England

Court records

Court records, 1407-1556


Census returns for Knotting, 1841-1891


Land tax assessments for Knotting, 1797-1936

Bedfordshire Archives & Family History Groups

Bedfordshire Archives

Bedfordshire Family History Society

Bedfordshire Historical Record Society


England, Bedfordshire Parish Registers, 1538-1983

Bedfordshire County Cemetery Records

Stotfold Cemetery Search

Bedfordshire Gaol Register

Bedfordshire Quarter Session Rolls 1714-1832

Bedfordshire Poll Book 1722

Bedfordshire Poll Book 1722

Bedfordshire 1926 Valuation Maps

Bedfordshire Apprentices

Bedfordshire Police Roll of Honour

Bedfordshire Pubs Archive

Lost Pubs of Bedfordshire

Records for England

Births and Baptism Records

England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975

Great Britain, Births and Baptisms, 1571-1977

England and Wales Birth Registration Index, 1837-2008

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Marriage Records

England Marriages, 1538–1973

Great Britain Marriages, 1797-1988

England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

Death Records

England Death Records, 1998-2015

England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991

Great Britain Deaths and Burials, 1778-1988

England and Wales Death Registration Index 1837-2007

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957

England and Wales, Prerogative Court of Canterbury Wills, 1640-1660

Non-Conformist Records

England and Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8), 1588-1977


England and Wales Census, 1841

England and Wales Census, 1851

England and Wales Census, 1861

England and Wales Census, 1871

England and Wales Census, 1881

England and Wales Census, 1891

England and Wales Census, 1901

England and Wales Census, 1911


United Kingdom, Merchant Navy Seamen Records, 1835-1941

War and Conflict

Great Britain, War Office Registers, 1772-1935

United Kingdom, Chelsea Pensioners' Service Records, 1760-1913

United Kingdom, Royal Hospital Chelsea: Discharge Documents of Pensioners 1760-1887 (WO 122)

United Kingdom, Maritime Births, Marriages, and Deaths, 1787-1933

United Kingdom, Militia Service Records, 1806-1915

United Kingdom, World War I Service Records, 1914-1920

United Kingdom, World War I Women's Army Auxiliary Corps Records, 1917-1920

Newspaper Archives

British Newspaper Archive, Family Notices

British Newspaper Archives, Obituaries


Vision of Britain historical maps


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