Pavenham is a chapelry of Felmersham Ancient Parish in Bedfordshire.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1576
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Primitive Methodist. Wesleyan Methodist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

PAVENHAM, or Pavingham, a village and a parish in the district and county of Bedford.

The village stands on the river Ouse, 2½ miles N W of Oakley r. station and 5½ N W of Bedford; and has a post-office under Bedford.

The parish comprises 1, 340 acres. Real property, £2, 905. Pop., 536. Houses, 116. The property is divided among a few. The manor belongs to Alston, Esq. Pavenham Bury is the seat of J. Tucker, Esq. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ely. Value, £200. Patron, J. Tucker, Esq. The church has aisles, S transept, and tower and spire; and contains very fine oak carvings.

There are two Methodist chapels and a Church of England school.

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

Parish Registers

Pavenham Parish Registers 1561-1812

Pavenham Parish Registers 1561-1812 Bedfordshire parish registers by Bedfordshire (England); Emmison, F. G. (Frederick George), 1907-1995, editor – Archive.org

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Pavingham

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

England, Bedfordshire, Pavenham – Church records ( 4 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Pavenham, 1603-1882
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pavenham (Bedfordshire)

Church records, 1697-1828
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pavenham (Bedfordshire)

Churchwarden accounts, overseers of the poor rate books and accounts, 1703-1900
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pavenham (Bedfordshire); Pavenham (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Pavenham, 1561-1983
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pavenham (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Pavenham – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Pavenham, Bedford, England

England, Bedfordshire, Pavenham – Land and property ( 1 )
Deeds of Pavenham
Author: Manor of Pavenham (Bedford)

England, Bedfordshire, Pavenham – Manors ( 1 )
Deeds of Pavenham
Author: Manor of Pavenham (Bedford)

England, Bedfordshire, Pavenham – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 2 )
Churchwarden accounts, overseers of the poor rate books and accounts, 1703-1900
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Pavenham (Bedfordshire); Pavenham (Bedfordshire)

Overseers of the poor removals, apprentices, miscellaneous and highway rates, accounts and charities, 1705-1863
Author: Pavenham (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Pavenham – Schools ( 1 )
Log books and admission registers, 1869-1971
Author: Pavenham Church of England School (Pavenham, Bedfordshire)

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

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OS Grid ReferenceSP9884055447 (all-numeric format: 498840 255448)

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Administration

  • 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: Willey
  • Province: Canterbury

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