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Guide to Luton, Bedfordshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
LUTON, is a town, a parish, a sub-district, and a district, in Bedfordshire. The parish contains the hamlets of East Hyde, West Hyde, Stopsley, Leegrave, and Limbury-cum-Biscott. An Independent chapel was built in 1866. The Union Congregational chapel, the Baptist chapel, the Ebenezer Baptist chapel, the Ebenezer Calvinist chapel and the Quakers' chapel are in Luton. As well as two Wesleyan chapels and a Primitive Methodist chapel.
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.
Luton, Bedfordshire parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)|
|BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (FindMyPast) - (£)|
|Luton, Bedfordshire Parish Online Records|
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
East Hyde registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|FMP = FindMyPast - (£)|
|East Hyde Parish Online 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 241192.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Bedfordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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Luton on GENUKI
- ↑ John M. Wilson Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp; Wales, publ. London &amp; Edinburgh: 1870-72]. Date accessed: 4 Dec 2013.
- ↑ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 10 April 2014.
- ↑ Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.
- ↑ 'The Hertfordshire Collection,' FindMyPast, accessed 5 March 2014.
- This page was last modified on 12 April 2014, at 20:01.
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