Little Staughton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1598
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Baptists

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The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STAUGHTON (Little), a parish, with a village, in the district of St. Neots and county of Bedford; 4½ miles S by E of Kimbolton r. station. Post town, St. Neots. Acres, 1,660. Real property, £2,286. Pop., 572. Houses, 135. The property is subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £400. Patron, Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The church is later English. There are a Baptist chapel, and 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

Staughton (Little) 10 miles N.W. Bedford. P. 485.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

STAUGHTON, LITTLE (All Saints), a parish, in the union of St. Neot’s, hundred of Stodden, county of Bedford, 4 miles (S. by E.) from Kimbolton; containing 485 inhabitants. It comprises about 1200 acres, of which 800 are arable. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £13. 8. 4.; net income, £200; patrons, the President and Fellows of Corpus Christi College, Oxford. The tithes were commuted for land and a money payment in 1801. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Little Staughton – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions in the parish of Little Staughton, [St. Nicholas church]
Author: Bedfordshire Family History Society

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

England, Bedfordshire, Little Staughton – Church records ( 5 )
Baptisms and burials for the Baptist Church in Little Staughton, 1772-1849
Author: Baptist Church (Little Staughton, Bedfordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Little Staughton, 1603-1867
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Staughton (Bedfordshire)

Parish register of Little Staughton
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Staughton (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Little Staughton, 1598-1983
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Staughton (Bedfordshire)

Transcripts of parish registers and bishop’s transcripts for Little Staunton, Bedfordshire, England, Christenigs, marriages and burials, 1598-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Little Staughton (Bedfordshire); Kurr, Frederick

England, Bedfordshire, Little Staughton – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Computer printout of Little Staughton, Baptist, Beds., Eng

Computer printout of Little Staughton, Beds., Eng

England, Bedfordshire, Little Staughton – Land and property ( 1 )
Medieval deeds of Little Staughton and neighboring parishes

England, Bedfordshire, Little Staughton – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1684-1756
Author: Manor of Little Staughton. Court (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Little Staughton – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Charity records, 1657, 1672, 1700, 1801
Author: Little Staughton (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Little Staughton – Schools ( 1 )
Log books and administration register, 1874-1983
Author: Little Staughton Council School (Little Staughton, Bedfordshire)

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

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Administration

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

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