Ampthill, Bedfordshire

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'''Gazetteer Description of Ampthill Parish, in [[Bedfordshire]], [[England]]'''  
 
'''Gazetteer Description of Ampthill Parish, in [[Bedfordshire]], [[England]]'''  
  
AMPTHILL, a small town, a park, a '''parish''', a subdistrict, and a district, in Bedfordshire. The town is 7 miles S by W of Bedford. It has a head post office, a parish church, three chapels for '''Independents''', '''Wesleyan''' '''Methodists''', and '''Quakers'''.<ref>[www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=885000fckLRfckLRWilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp;amp;amp; Wales, publ. London &amp;amp;amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870]</ref>
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AMPTHILL, a small town, a park, a '''parish''', a subdistrict, and a district, in Bedfordshire. The town is 7 miles S by W of Bedford. It has a head post office, a parish church, three chapels for '''Independents''', '''Wesleyan''' '''Methodists''', and '''Quakers'''.<ref>[www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=885000
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Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp;amp;amp; Wales, publ. London &amp;amp;amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870]</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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*The Society of Genealogists has parish registers from 1538 - 1909
 
*The Society of Genealogists has parish registers from 1538 - 1909
  
===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
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===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====

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Parish History

Gazetteer Description of Ampthill Parish, in Bedfordshire, England

AMPTHILL, a small town, a park, a parish, a subdistrict, and a district, in Bedfordshire. The town is 7 miles S by W of Bedford. It has a head post office, a parish church, three chapels for Independents, Wesleyan Methodists, and Quakers.[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.

Civil Registration District: Woburn

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

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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 241191.

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

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

References

  1. [www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=885000 Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England &amp;amp;amp; Wales, publ. London &amp;amp;amp; Edinburgh: 1870]

See Arlesey's page on GENUKI.org.uk.