Tydd St Giles, Cambridgeshire Family History Guide

Tydd St Giles is an Ancient Parish in the county of Cambridgeshire.

Other places in the parish include: Tydd Gote.

Alternative names: Tid St Giles

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1687
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1599

Nonconformists include: General Baptist, Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Tydd St Mary
  • Newton in the Isle
  • West Walton
  • Walpole St Peter

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

TYDD-ST. GILES, a parish, with part of Tydd-Gote hamlet, in Wisbeach district, Cambridge; 2 miles SW of Tydd-St. Mary r. station, and 5 NNW of Wisbeach. Post town, Tydd, under Wisbeach. Acres, 4,991. Real property, £9,778. Pop., 924. Houses, 200. The land is fenny, and has been greatly improved by the formation of the North Level Drain. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £1,050. Patron, the Bishop of Ely. The church is Norman and early English, and was being restored in 1868. A chapel of ease is at Foul-Anchor, and was built in 1866. There are Baptist and Methodist chapels and a national school.

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 returns for Tydd St. Giles, 1841-1891

Church Records

Bishop’s transcripts for Tydd-St. Giles, 1599-1861 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Tydd-St. Giles (Cambridgeshire)

An indexed transcription of the parish registers of Tydd St. Giles : baptisms, 1599-1950; marriages, 1559-1950; burials, 1599-1941; banns, 1754-1950 Author: Chapman, Sue; Cambridgeshire Family History Society; Church of England. Parish Church of Tydd-St. Giles (Cambridgeshire)


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


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