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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Biddenham, is a '''parish''' in the district and county of Bedford; it is on the river Ouse, 2 miles W of Bedford railway station.&nbsp;The post office is under Bedford. <ref>[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50797#s14 Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 188-194]</ref>  
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BIDDENHAM (St. James), a parish, in the hundred of Willey, union and county of Bedford, 2½ miles (W. by N.) from Bedford; it is on the river Ouse, 2 miles W of Bedford railway station.&nbsp;The post office is under Bedford. <ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50797#s14 Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 188-194].. Date accessed:  29 August 2013.</ref>  
 
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
  
[http://www.sgibbs1.freeserve.co.uk/BiddenhamMarriages.htm Biddenham Marriage Registers: July 1837-March 1901]: Courtesy of Bedfordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs
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[http://www.sgibbs1.freeserve.co.uk/BiddenhamMarriages.htm Biddenham Marriage Registers: July 1837-March 1901]: Courtesy of Bedfordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs  
  
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===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====

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Parish History

BIDDENHAM (St. James), a parish, in the hundred of Willey, union and county of Bedford, 2½ miles (W. by N.) from Bedford; it is on the river Ouse, 2 miles W of Bedford railway station. The post office is under Bedford. [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.

Biddenham Marriage Registers: July 1837-March 1901: Courtesy of Bedfordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs

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 241195.


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. Lewis, Samuel A.,Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 188-194.. Date accessed: 29 August 2013.