Lidlington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Litlington

Parish church: St. Margaret

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1560
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Wesleyans Methodist, Primitive Methodist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

LIDLINGTON, a village and a parish in Ampthill district, Beds. The village stands adjacent to the Bedford and Bletchley railway, 3 miles W by N of Ampthill; and has a station on the railway, and a post office under Ampthill.

The parish comprise s 2,520 acres. Real property, £4,050. Pop., 845. Houses, 179. The property is divided among a few. The manor and most of the Land belong to the Duke of Bedford.

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £174. Patron, the Duke of Bedford. The church is finely situated; but, from the nature of the foundation, is unsafe. The churchyard contains a marble monument to Mrs. W.C. Bentinck.

There are chapels for Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists, and charities £45.

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

Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland 1833

Lidlington, or Litlington, co. Bedford.

P. T. Ampthill (45) 3½ m. W. b N. Pop. 739.

A parish in the hundred of Redborn-Stoke; living, a dis. vicarage in the archdeaconry of Bedford and diocese of Lincoln; valued in K. B. 11l. ; church ded. to All Saints.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of Great Britain and Ireland by John Gorton. The Irish and Welsh articles by G. N. Wright; Vol. II; London; Chapman and Hall, 186, Strand; 1833.

Parish Registers

Lidlington Parish Registers 1560 – 1812

Lidlington Parish Registers 1560 – 1812 Bedfordshire parish registers by Bedfordshire (England); Emmison, F. G. (Frederick George), 1907-1995, editor – Archive.org

Parish Records

FamilySearch

England, Bedfordshire, Lidlington – Cemeteries ( 1 )
The monumental inscriptions of Lidlington parish church, Bedfordshire, 1669-1916
Author: Chambers, L. H.; Bedfordshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Lidlington (Bedfordshire)

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

England, Bedfordshire, Lidlington – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Lidlington, 1605-1874
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lidlington (Bedfordshire)

Church records, 1854-1944
Author: Wesleyan Methodist Chapel (Ridgmont, Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Lidlington, 1564-1978
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lidlington (Bedfordshire)

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

England, Bedfordshire, Lidlington – Land and property ( 1 )
Chester muniments
Author: Bedfordshire Record Office

England, Bedfordshire, Lidlington – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1782-1829
Author: Manor of Lidlington. Court (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Lidlington – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Overseers poor law records, 1849-1858
Author: Lidlington (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Lidlington, 1564-1978
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Lidlington (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Lidlington – Schools ( 1 )
Log books, 1867-1924
Author: Lidlington County Primary School (Lidlington, Bedfordshire)

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

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OS Grid ReferenceSP9879139047 (all-numeric format: 498791 239047)

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Administration

  • 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: Redbornestoke
  • Province: Canterbury

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