Bayford is a chapelry of Essendon Ancient Parish in Hertfordshire.

Alternative names: Brickendon

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BAYFORD, a parish in the district and county of Hertford; on the river Lea, near the Hatfield and Hartford railway, 3 miles SSW of Hertford. It has a post-office under Hertford. Acres, 1,632. Real property, £2,138. Pop., 297. Houses, 61. The property is not much divided. The manor belonged, before the Conquest, to Earl Tosti, the Dane; and passed afterwards to the Knightons, the Fanshaws, and the Bakers. Bayfordbury, the present seat of the Bakers, contains the portraits of the Kit-Cat club, brought hither from Barnes-Elms. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Rochester; and till 1867 was annexed to Essendon. Value, £150. Patron, W. R. Baker, Esq. The church was built in 1802. There is a national school.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BAYFORD (St. Mary), a parish, in the union, hundred, and county of Hertford, 3 miles (S. S. W.) from Hertford; containing 357 inhabitants. It comprises by admeasurement 1612 acres of land; the soil is clay. The living is annexed to the rectory of Essendon: the tithes have been commuted for £282. The church is a neat brick edifice, built by subscription in 1804, and containing an ancient octangular font ornamented with quatrefoils and roses.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Hertfordshire, Bayford – Cemeteries ( 1 )
Monumental inscriptions, Bayford, Hertford, England : abt. 1600-1900

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

England, Hertfordshire, Bayford – Church records ( 6 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Bayford, 1604-1869
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bayford (Hertfordshire)

Churchwarden’s accounts and miscellaneous parish records, 1709-1889
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bayford (Hertfordshire)

Diocese of St. Albans, parish of Bayford transcript of old register book of period 1538-1713
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bayford (Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Bayford, parish registers

Marriages at Bayford, Hertfordshire, 1538-1837
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bayford (Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Bayford, 1538-1950
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bayford (Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Bayford – Church records – Indexes ( 2 )
Computer printout of Bayford, Herts., Eng

Parish register printouts of Bayford, Hertford, England ; christenings, 1841-1850
Author: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. Genealogical Department

England, Hertfordshire, Bayford – Military records – Militia ( 1 )
Militia lists, parish of Bayford
Author: Hill, John

England, Hertfordshire, Bayford – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Churchwarden’s accounts and miscellaneous parish records, 1709-1889
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bayford (Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Bayford – Public records ( 1 )
Churchwarden’s accounts and miscellaneous parish records, 1709-1889
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bayford (Hertfordshire)

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Administration

  • County: Hertfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Hertford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon (Hitchin Division)
  • Diocese: Post-1844 – Rochester, Pre-1845 – Lincoln
  • Rural Deanery: Hertford
  • Poor Law Union: Hertford
  • Hundred: Hertford
  • Province: Canterbury

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