Benwick, Cambridgeshire Genealogy
Guide to Benwick, Cambridgeshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||North Witchford|
|Registration District||North Witchford|
|Parish registers: 1851; For more records see Doddington|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1851|
|Probate Court||Court of the Bishop of Ely (Episcopal Consistory)|
|Location of Archive|
|Cambridgeshire Record Office|
BENWICK, a chapelry, in the parish of Doddington, union and hundred of North Witchford, Isle of Ely, county of Cambridge, 8¼ miles (S. W.) from March.
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 of England: Benwick
- Parish registers for Benwick, 1851-1876 are on FHL Film # 1040370 Items 5-12 at the Family History Library or through a Family History Center.
- Bishop Transcripts for Benwick, 1851-1857 are on FHL Film # 1818366 at the Family History Library or through a Family History Center.
The original registers are deposited at the Cambridgeshire Record Office
- Methodist covered on Records Genuki.org.uk
- Calvinistic Baptist
- Primitive Methodist
- Strict Baptist
- Wesleyan Methodist
- 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 241228.
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Cambridgeshire 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.
Benwick on GENUKI
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England,(1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 08 January 2014.