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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bedfordshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Parishes In Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire Parishes ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Willshamstead
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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bedfordshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Parishes In Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire Parishes ]]  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
Wilhampstead, or Wilstead, is a '''parish''', with a village, in the district and county of Bedford; it is on the Midland railway, 4 miles S of Bedford.&nbsp;The post-office is under Bedford. There&nbsp;is a '''Wesleyan''' chapel.<ref>[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=1008280 John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)]</ref>
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Wilhampstead, or Wilstead, is a '''parish''', with a village, in the district and county of Bedford; it is on the Midland railway, 4 miles S of Bedford.&nbsp;The post-office is under Bedford. There&nbsp;is a '''Wesleyan''' chapel.<ref>[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/entry_page.jsp?text_id=1008280 John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)]</ref>  
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== Resources  ==
  
== Resources  ==
 
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
 
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/WilsteadMarriages.htm Wilstead (Wilshamstead) Marriage Register: July 1837 - March 1901] | Coutesy of the Bedfordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs &nbsp;
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[http://www.sgibbs1.freeserve.co.uk/WilsteadMarriages.htm Wilstead (Wilshamstead) Marriage Register: July 1837 - March 1901] | Coutesy of the Bedfordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs &nbsp;  
  
===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
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===== Non-Conformist Churches =====
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
a.&nbsp; {{British Census|241196}}
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a.&nbsp; {{British Census|241196}}  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Bedfordshire Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Bedfordshire Probate Records|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 ====
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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==== Poor Law Unions ====
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
{{reflist}}
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{{reflist}}  
  
 
[[Category:Bedfordshire]]
 
[[Category:Bedfordshire]]

Revision as of 18:37, 27 June 2013

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Parish History

Wilhampstead, or Wilstead, is a parish, with a village, in the district and county of Bedford; it is on the Midland railway, 4 miles S of Bedford. The post-office is under Bedford. There is a Wesleyan chapel.[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.

Wilstead (Wilshamstead) Marriage Register: July 1837 - March 1901 | Coutesy of the Bedfordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs  

Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

a. 

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 241196.


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