East Bedfont, Middlesex Family History Guide

Bedfont is an Ancient Parish in the county of Middlesex.

Alternative names: Bedfont

Other places in the parish include: Hatton.

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1678
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1800

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Primitive Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to East Bedfont

  • Hounslow
  • Ashford
  • Harlington
  • Harmondsworth
  • Feltham
  • Stanwell
  • Cranford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

BEDFONT (East), a village and a parish in Staines district, Middlesex. The village stands adjacent to the Southwestern railway, near Feltham station, 3½ miles ENE of Staines; and has a post office, of the name of Bedfont, under Hounslow. The parish includes also the hamlet of Hatton. Acres, 1,856. Real property, £6,497. Pop., 1,150. Houses, 237. The property is divided among a few. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of London. Value, £288. Patron, the Bishop of London. The church is ancient, has a Saxon porch, and has been enlarged and improved. There is a national school.

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

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Administration

County: Middlesex
Civil Registration District: Staines
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex
Diocese: London
Rural Deanery: Not created until 1858
Poor Law Union: Staines
Hundred: Spelthorne
Province: Canterbury