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Bythorn, Huntingdonshire
Type Chapelry
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Leightonstone
County Huntingdonshire
Poor Law Union Thrapston
Registration District Thrapston
Records begin
Parish registers: 1560; For more records see Brington
Bishop's Transcripts: 1604
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Leightonstone
Diocese Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of Lincoln and of the Archdeacon in the Archdeaconry of Huntingdon
Location of Archive
Huntingdonshire Record Office

Guide to Bythorn, Huntingdonshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.


Parish History

Bythorn, is a parish in the district of Thrapston, Huntingdonshire, 4 miles ESE of Thrapston, Northamptonshire railway station, and 6½ NW of Kimbolton. There is a Baptist chapel.[1]


Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Bythorn, Huntingdonshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
HUNT = Huntingdonshire Burials (findmypast) - (£)[3]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[4]
Bythorn, Huntingdonshire Genealogy Online Parish Records


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BIVRI 1571-1877


IGI 1604-1632, 1660-1858 1560-1877

Census records


Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 288837.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Huntingdonshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.


Bythorn on GENUKI


  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Date accessed: 13 August 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 18 April 2014.
  3. 'Huntingdonshire Burials,' findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 26 April 2014.
  4. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Huntingdon, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 April 2014.


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