Bengeo is an Ancient Parish in the county of Hertfordshire.

Alternative names: Benjoy

Parish church: St. Leonard

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Roman Catholic.

Adjacent Parishes

Parish History

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BENGEO, a parish in the district and county of Hertford; on the river Rib, and on Ermine-street, adjacent to the Hertfordshire railway, 1 mile N of Hertford, and partly within Hertford borough. Post Town, Hertford. Acres, 3,047. Real property, £8,150. Pop., 1,791. Houses, 355. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Rochester. Value, £620. Patron, A. Smith, Esq. There are an old church now disused, a new church built in 1855, two chapels of ease, a Calvinistic chapel, three national schools, a reformatory, four alms-houses, and other charities £45.

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

A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848

BENGEO (St. Leonard), a parish, in the union, hundred, and county of Hertford, 1 mile (N. N. E.) from Hertford; containing 1141 inhabitants. The parish comprises 3039 acres, of which 26 are common or waste. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king’s books at £7. 8. 6½., and in the gift of the family of Byde, in whom also the impropriation is vested: the great tithes have been commuted for £450, and those of the incumbent for £170; £28 are payable in addition to the rector of St. Alban’s.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis 1848

Parish Records

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England, Hertfordshire, Bengeo – Cemeteries ( 3 )
Bishop’s transcripts for Holy Trinity Church, Bengeo, 1604-1850
Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Monumental inscriptions, Bengeo Rural, Hertford, England : abt. 1600-1900

Parish registers and miscellaneous public records, 1539-1895
Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

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

England, Hertfordshire, Bengeo – Church records ( 16 )
Abstracts of transcripts of Bengeo, Co. Herts., 1609-1812
Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Bengeo, 1856-1869
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Holy Trinity Church, Bengeo, 1604-1850
Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Tonwell Chapel, Bengeo, 1852-1869
Author: Church of England. Tonwell Chapel (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Enclosed by grace : records of the church meeting at Port Vale Chapel, Hertford
Author: Hyde, Matthew J.

England, Hertfordshire, Bengeo, parish registers

Marriage transcripts, 1539-1836
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Marriages at Bengeo, Hertfordshire, 1539-1837 : transcribed from the original parish registers by kind permission of the incumbent
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1606-1812
Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Brigg, William, 1858-1921

Parish registers and miscellaneous public records, 1539-1895
Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Bengeo, 1866-1927
Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Christ Church, Bengeo, 1869-1919
Author: Church of England. Christ Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Port Vale Chapel, Bengeo, 1837-1922
Author: Church of England. Port Vale Chapel (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Bengeo, 1872-1980
Author: Church of England. St. Michael and All Angels’ Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Tonwell Chapel, Bengeo, 1852-1919
Author: Church of England. Tonwell Chapel (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Vestry minutes and miscellaneous parish records, 1632-1847
Author: Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

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

Index of the parish registers of Bengeo, Herts. : books nos. 1 to 13 inclusive, 1545-1883
Author: Andrews, R. T.

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

England, Hertfordshire, Bengeo – Poorhouses, poor law, etc. ( 1 )
Vestry minutes and miscellaneous parish records, 1632-1847
Author: Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Bengeo – Public records ( 2 )
Parish registers and miscellaneous public records, 1539-1895
Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Vestry minutes and miscellaneous parish records, 1632-1847
Author: Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

England, Hertfordshire, Bengeo – Taxation ( 1 )
Parish registers and miscellaneous public records, 1539-1895
Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

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Bishop’s transcripts for Holy Trinity Church, Bengeo, 1604-1850 Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Monumental inscriptions, Bengeo Rural, Hertford, England : abt. 1600-1900

Parish registers and miscellaneous public records, 1539-1895 Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Census returns for Bengeo, 1841-1891

Abstracts of transcripts of Bengeo, Co. Herts., 1609-1812 Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Bengeo, 1856-1869 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Holy Trinity Church, Bengeo, 1604-1850 Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Bishop’s transcripts for Tonwell Chapel, Bengeo, 1852-1869 Author: Church of England. Tonwell Chapel (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Enclosed by grace : records of the church meeting at Port Vale Chapel, Hertford Author: Hyde, Matthew J.

England, Hertfordshire, Bengeo, parish registers

Marriage transcripts, 1539-1836 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Marriages at Bengeo, Hertfordshire, 1539-1837 : transcribed from the original parish registers by kind permission of the incumbent Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Parish register transcripts, 1606-1812 Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Brigg, William, 1858-1921

Parish registers and miscellaneous public records, 1539-1895 Author: Church of England. Holy Trinity Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire); Society of Friends (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Bengeo, 1866-1927 Author: Church of England. Parish Church of Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Christ Church, Bengeo, 1869-1919 Author: Church of England. Christ Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Port Vale Chapel, Bengeo, 1837-1922 Author: Church of England. Port Vale Chapel (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for St. Michael and All Angels’ Church, Bengeo, 1872-1980 Author: Church of England. St. Michael and All Angels’ Church (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Parish registers for Tonwell Chapel, Bengeo, 1852-1919 Author: Church of England. Tonwell Chapel (Bengeo, Hertfordshire)

Vestry minutes and miscellaneous parish records, 1632-1847 Author: Bengeo (Hertfordshire)

Computer printout of Bengeo, Holy Trinity Church, Herts., Eng

Index of the parish registers of Bengeo, Herts. : books nos. 1 to 13 inclusive, 1545-1883 Author: Andrews, R. T.

Militia lists, parish of Bengeo Author: Hill, John

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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