Roxton is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Chawson and Colesdon.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1684
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Roman Catholic.

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Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ROXTON, a village and a parish in the district and county of Bedford. The village stands near the river Ouse, 2½ miles N W of Tempsford r. station, and 4½ SSW of St. Neots; and has a post-office under St. Neots.

The parish contains also the hamlets of Chawson and Colesdon. Acres, 2,880. Real property, £5,095. Pop., 688. Houses, 146. The manor belongs to the Rev. R. Delap The manor-house is an ancient moated edifice, and is now a farm-house. R. House is the seat of T. Cranfield, Esq.

The living is a vicarage, united with Great Barford, in the diocese of Ely. Value, £288. Patron, Trinity College, Cambridge. The church is ancient, and contains an altar-tomb of 1439.

There are an Independent chapel and a national school.

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

Parish Registers

Roxton Parish Registers 1602 – 1812

Roxton Parish Registers 1602 – 1812 Bedfordshire parish registers by Bedfordshire (England); Emmison, F. G. (Frederick George), 1907-1995, editor – Archive.org

Parish Records

FamilySearch

England, Bedfordshire, Roxton – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Survey of memorials at the Church of St. Mary Magdalene, Roxton, Bedfordshire
Author: Roxton and District Local History Group

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

England, Bedfordshire, Roxton – Church records ( 4 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Roxton, 1602-1877
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Roxton (Bedfordshire)

Church records, 1824-1836
Author: Independent Church (Roxton, England)

Churchwardens, overseers, and surveyors accounts and records, 1683-1900
Author: Roxton (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Roxton, 1684-1983
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Roxton (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Roxton – Church records – Indexes ( 3 )
Computer printout of Roxton, Bedford, England

Computer printout of Roxton, Independent, Beds., Eng

Parish register printouts of Roxton, Bedford, England (Independent Church) ; christenings, 1824-1837
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Bedfordshire, Roxton – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1659-1765
Author: Manor of Roxton. Court (Bedfordshire); Manor of Netherbury. Court (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Roxton – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Churchwardens, overseers, and surveyors accounts and records, 1683-1900
Author: Roxton (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Roxton – Schools ( 1 )
Log book, 1863-1916
Author: Roxton National School (Roxton, Bedfordshire)

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

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OS Grid ReferenceTL1550054499 (all-numeric format: 515500 254499)

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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: Eaton
  • Poor Law Union: Bedford
  • Hundred: Barford
  • Province: Canterbury

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