Ridgmont is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Alternative names: Segenhoe

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Calvinist Baptist, Wesleyan Methodist

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

RIDGMONT, a village and a parish in Woburn district, Beds. The village stands 1 mile SSE of a station of its own name on the Bedford and Bletchley railway, and 2¾ N E of Woburn; and has a post-office under Woburn.

The parish comprises 2,248 acres. Real property, £2,814. Pop., 1,029. Houses, 217. The manor and most of the land belong to the Duke of Bedford.

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £233. Patron, the Duke of Bedford. The new church was built in 1855; and is in the decorated English style, with tower and spire. The old church is now used only for burials.

There are a large Baptist chapel, a handsome Wesleyan chapel, a national school, a British school, and charities £70.

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

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Ridgmont – Cemeteries ( 2 )
The monumental inscriptions of the parish church of All Saints, Segenhoe, Bedfordshire
Author: Bedfordshire Family History Society

Ridgmont Baptist monumental inscriptions
Author: Bedfordshire Family History Society

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

England, Bedfordshire, Ridgmont – Church records ( 7 )
Bishop’s transcripts of Ridgmont, 1602-1852
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ridgmont (Bedfordshire)

Church records, 1727-1815
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ridgmont (Bedfordshire)

Church records, 1804-1836
Author: Baptist Church (Ridgmont, Bedfordshire)

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

Churchwardens and overseers of the poor accounts, vestry minutes and charity records, 1717-1950
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ridgmont (Bedfordshire)

Parish register of Ridgmont, 1539-1812
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ridgmont (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Ridgmont, 1539-1982
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ridgmont (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Ridgmont – Church records – Indexes ( 6 )
Computer printout of Ridgmont or Ridgemont, Baptist, Beds., Eng

Computer printout of Ridgmont, Beds., Eng

Computer printout of Ridgmont, Wesleyan Methodist, Beds., Eng

Parish register printouts of Ridgmont, Bedford, England ; christenings, 1539-1761
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Ridgmont, Bedford, England ; marriages, 1754-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Ridgmont, Beford, England ; christenings, 1762-1812
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Bedfordshire, Ridgmont – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1699-1831
Author: Manor of Brogborough. Court (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Ridgmont – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Churchwardens and overseers of the poor accounts, vestry minutes and charity records, 1717-1950
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Ridgmont (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Ridgmont – Schools ( 1 )
Log book, 1918-1959
Author: Ridgmont Lower School (Ridgemont, Bedfordshire)

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

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Administration

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

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