Bartlow, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Bartlow is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Alternative names: Great Bartlow

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1573
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1600

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Shudy Camps
  • Linton
  • Horseheath
  • Hadstock, Essex
  • Ashdon, Essex
  • Castle Camps

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BARTLOW, or Great Bartlow, a parish, with a r. station, in Linton district, Cambridgeshire; on the Cambridge and Haverhill railway, 2¼ miles SE of Linton. Post Town, Linton, under Cambridge. Acres, 370. Real property, £677. Pop., 120. Houses, 23. The property is divided among a few. Bartlow House and Bartlow Cottage are chief residences. Four barrows, popularly called Bartlow Hills, command an extensive view; and are generally, but erroneously, regarded as graves of the slain in the battle of 1016 between Edmund Ironside and Canute. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £259. Patron, R. Watkins, Esq. The church has a round Saxon tower, and is very good.

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

Parish Records

FamilySearch Catalog

Census

Census returns for Bartlow, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Bartlow, 1600-1862 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bartlow (Cambridgeshire)

An indexed tramscription of the parish registers of Bartlow : baptisms, 1573-1950; marriages, 1573-1950; burials, 1573-1950; banns, 1754-1950 Author: Layng, T. P. R (Thomas Peter Royson), 1901-1985; Cambridgeshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Bartlow (Cambridgeshire)

Marriage transcripts, 1573-1812 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bartlow (Cambridgeshire)

Parish registers and poor law records for Bartlow, 1573-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bartlow (Cambridgeshire)

Computer printout of Bartlow, Cambs., Eng

Cemeteries

St. Mary’s, Bartlow, Cambridgeshire, monumental inscriptions Author: Cambridgeshire Family History Society

Land and property

Land tax assessments for the parish of Bartlow, 1759-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Parish registers and poor law records for Bartlow, 1573-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bartlow (Cambridgeshire)

Poorhouses & Poor Law

Parish registers and poor law records for Bartlow, 1573-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bartlow (Cambridgeshire)

Schools

School records of Bartlow Church of England School, 1873-1925 Author: Bartlow Church of England School (Bartlow, Cambridgeshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Bartlow, 1759-1831 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Parish registers and poor law records for Bartlow, 1573-1876 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bartlow (Cambridgeshire)

Maps

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Civil Registration District: Linton
  • Probate Court: Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Camps
  • Poor Law Union: Linton
  • Hundred: Chilford
  • Province: Canterbury