Stevington is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Alternative names: Steventon

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1654
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Particular Baptist, and Primitive Methodist.

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STEVENTON, or Stevington, a parish, with a village, in the district and county of Bedford; on the river Ouse, 2 miles WNW of Oakley r. station, and 5 NW of Bedford. It has a postal pillar-box under Bedford. Acres, 1,950. Real property, £2,606. Pop., 606. Houses, 148. The property is subdivided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £204. Patron, the Duke of Bedford. The church is ancient. There are chapels for Baptists and Primitive Methodists, a handsome school of 1863, and alms houses with £40 a year.

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

Stevington, 4½ miles N.W. Bedford. P. 602

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

Parish Registers

Stevington Parish Registers 1603-1812

Stevington Parish Registers 1603-1812 Bedfordshire parish registers by Bedfordshire (England); Emmison, F. G. (Frederick George), 1907-1995, editor – Archive.org

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Stevington

England, Bedfordshire, Steventon – Cemeteries ( 2 )
The monumental inscriptions of St. Mary, Stevington, Bedfordshire, 1713-1914
Author: Matthews, A. Weight (Arthur Weight), 1865-1937; Bedfordshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Steventon (Bedfordshire)

The monumental inscriptions of West End Baptist, Stevington, Bedfordshire, 1781-1900
Author: Matthews, A. Weight (Arthur Weight), 1865-1937; Bedfordshire Family History Society; West End Chapel (Steventon, Bedfordshire : Baptist)

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

England, Bedfordshire, Steventon – Church history ( 1 )
Stevington Baptist Meeting, 1655-1955
Author: Tibbutt, H. G.; Payne, Ernest A.

England, Bedfordshire, Steventon – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Steventon, 1603-1854
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Steventon (Bedfordshire)

Churchwardens accounts and vestry records, and overseers of the poor rate, apprentice, guardians, charities, and misc. records, 1640-1904
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Steventon (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Steventon, 1654-1983
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Steventon (Bedfordshire)

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

England, Bedfordshire, Steventon – History ( 1 )
Fred and May Bowyer, an account of their life and times in the village of Harrold; some notes on the village and a reference to their forebears of Bletsoe and Stevington
Author: Bowyer, Geoffrey A.

England, Bedfordshire, Steventon – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1749-1919
Author: Manor of Steventon. Court (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Steventon – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Churchwardens accounts and vestry records, and overseers of the poor rate, apprentice, guardians, charities, and misc. records, 1640-1904
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Steventon (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Steventon – Schools ( 1 )
Log books and admission registers, 1864-1983
Author: Stevington Council School (Stevington, Bedfordshire)

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

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OS Grid ReferenceSP9881353333 (all-numeric format: 498814 253333)

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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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