Upper Stondon is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

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

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STONDON (Upper), a parish in Biggleswade district, Beds; 1 mile W of Henlow r. station, and 2½ S of Shefford. Post town, Biggleswade. Acres, 575. Real property, £558. Pop., 66. Houses, 9. The manor belongs to Countess Cowper. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £125. Patron, the Rev. R. Hull. The church was rebuilt in 1857.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

STONDON, UPPER (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Biggleswade, hundred of Clifton, county of Bedford, 2¾ miles (S.) from Shefford; containing 38 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king’s books at £6. 6. 10½.; net income, £125; patrons, J. and T. Smith, Esqrs. The tithes were commuted for land and corn-rents in 1820.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Registers

Upper Stondon Parish Registers 1602-1812

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

Parish Records

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

England, Bedfordshire, Upper Stondon – Church records ( 2 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Upper Stondon, 1604-1864
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Upper Stondon (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Upper Stondon, 1602-1963
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Upper Stondon (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Upper Stondon – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Upper Stondon, Bedfordshire, England

England, Bedfordshire, Upper Stondon – Manors – Court records ( 1 )
Court records, 1590
Author: Manor of Stondon. Court (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Upper Stondon – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Overseers accounts and surveyors records, 1768-1863
Author: Upper Stondon (Bedfordshire)

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

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OS Grid ReferenceTL1464135669 (all-numeric format: 514641 235669)

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Administration

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

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