Millbrook is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

MILLBROOK, a village and a parish in Ampthill district, Beds. The village stands on an eminence, 1½ mile W of Ampthill, and 1½ SSE of Ampthill r. station; commands a fine view of the vale of Bedford; and has a postal letter-box under Ampthill.

The parish comprises 1,450 acres. Real property, £2,446. Pop., 430. Houses, 84. The property belongs to the Duke of Bedford. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £295. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is later English, with a tower; was restored in 1857; and contains two busts and a handsome monument to the family of Lord Holland.

There are a national school, and charities £6. A Benedictine priory, a cell to St. Albans, was here, but was removed in 1119 to Beaulieu.

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

Parish Registers

Millbrook Parish Registers 1558 – 1812

Millbrook Parish Registers 1558 – 1812 Bedfordshire Parish Registers V. 20 – Archive.org

Parish Records

FamilySearch

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

England, Bedfordshire, Millbrook – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Millbrook, 1602-1886
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Millbrook (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Millbrook, 1658-1981
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Millbrook (Bedfordshire)

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

England, Bedfordshire, Millbrook – Land and property ( 1 )
Russell Holland purchase

England, Bedfordshire, Millbrook – Probate records ( 1 )
Glebe, charities, and miscellaneous records, 1753-1857
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Millbrook (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Millbrook – Public records ( 1 )
Glebe, charities, and miscellaneous records, 1753-1857
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Millbrook (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Millbrook – Schools ( 1 )
Log books and admission register, 1867-1976
Author: Millbrook County Primary School (Millbrook, Bedfordshire)

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

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OS Grid ReferenceTL0115938917 (all-numeric format: 501159 238918)

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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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