Steeple Morden, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Steeple Morden is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

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Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1675
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STEEPLE-MORDEN, a parish in the district of Royston and county of Cambridge; 2¾ miles N of Ashwell r. station, and 4¾ WNW of Royston. It has a post-office under Royston. Acres, 3,767. Real property, £5,445. Pop., 913. Houses, 185. The manor belonged formerly to the Fitzwalters, and belongs now to the Earl of Hardwicke. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £200. Patron, New College, Cambridge. The church’s steeple fell about 1760, and has never been rebuilt. There is a Wesleyan chapel.

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

Parish Records

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Census

Census returns for Steeple Morden, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Steeple-Morden, 1599-1855 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Steeple-Morden (Cambridgeshire)

Marriage transcripts, 1599-1754 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Steeple-Morden (Cambridgeshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1599-1851 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Steeple-Morden (Cambridgeshire)

Computer printout of Steeple Morden, Cambs., Eng

Parish register printouts of Steeple-Morden, Cambridge, England ; christenings, 1599-1851 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Parish register printouts of Steeple-Morden, Cambridge, England ; marriages, 1599-1840 Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

Land and property

Land tax assessments for the parish of Steeple-Morden, 1810-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Taxation

Land tax assessments for the parish of Steeple-Morden, 1810-1832 Author: Great Britain. Court of Quarter Sessions of the Peace (Cambridgeshire)

Maps

Old maps of Britain and Europe from A Vision of Britain Through Time

Administration

  • County: Cambridgeshire
  • Civil Registration District: Royston
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Ely
  • Diocese: Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Shingay
  • Poor Law Union: Royston
  • Hundred: Armingford
  • Province: Canterbury