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Guide to Wilden, Bedfordshire family history and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Parish History

WILDEN, a village, in the parish of Hartlebury, union of Droitwich, Lower division of the hundred of Oswaldslow, Kidderminster and W. divisions of the county of Worcester, 1½ mile (N. E.) from Stourport. [1]

Resources

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

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.

Non-Conformist Churches

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 241190.

Probate records

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.

Poor Law Unions

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Websites

Wilden on GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 575-577 Date accessed: 21 November 2013.

 

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