Wrestlingworth is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Peter

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1578
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

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Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WRESTLINGWORTH, a parish, with a village, in Biggleswade district, Beds; 2¾ miles ESE of Potton r. station. It has a post-office under St. Neots. Acres, 1,620. Real property, £2,441. Pop., 657. Houses, 139. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £150. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is early English and good. There are an Independent chapel, a national school, and charities £61.

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

Parish Registers

Wrestlingworth Parish Registers 1578-1812

Wrestlingworth Parish Registers 1578-1812 Bedfordshire parish registers by Bedfordshire (England); Emmison, F. G. (Frederick George), 1907-1995, editor – Archive.org

Parish Records

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England, Bedfordshire, Wrestlingworth – Cemeteries ( 1 )
The monumental inscriptions in the parish of St. Peter, Wrestlingworth, Bedfordshire
Author: Matthews, A. Weight (Arthur Weight), 1865-1937; Bedfordshire Family History Society

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

England, Bedfordshire, Wrestlingworth – Church records ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Wrestlingworth, 1602-1871
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wrestlingworth (Bedfordshire)

Churchwarden, overseers and surveyors records, 1725-1921
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wrestlingworth (Bedfordshire)

Parish registers for Wrestlingworth, 1579-1983
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wrestlingworth (Bedfordshire)

England, Bedfordshire, Wrestlingworth – Church records – Indexes ( 1 )
Computer printout of Wrestlingworth, Beds., Eng

England, Bedfordshire, Wrestlingworth – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Churchwarden, overseers and surveyors records, 1725-1921
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Wrestlingworth (Bedfordshire)

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

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OS Grid ReferenceTL2584447714 (all-numeric format: 525844 247714)

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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: Biggleswade
  • Province: Canterbury

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