Colworth Farm, Bedfordshire Genealogy

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Colworth Farm

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

Colworth Farm, Bedfordshire
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Willey
County Bedfordshire
Poor Law Union Bedford
Registration District Bedford
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
Bedfordshire Record Office

Parish History

COLWORTH FARM, is a parish, in Bedfordshire. It was an extra parochial area until 1858, when it became a parish. However, it was abolished in 1895; it then became part of the Sharnbrook parish. [1][2]

Resources

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.


Church Records

Colworth Farm parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = FindMyPast - ($)
ANC = Ancestry - ($)
GIBBS = StevenGibbs.me.uk - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Colworth Farm Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
ANC 1530-1980
1538-1988


GIBBS 1837-1901
1837-1901
1837-1901
NBI



1538-1939
BOYD

1626-1784


IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. 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

None

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.

Registration District
  • Bedford

Poor Law Unions

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

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Websites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, A Vision of Britain through Time Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (Edinburgh: A Fullarton & Co., 1870-72), Date accessed: 07th November 2013
  2. John Marius Wilson, A Vision of Britain through Time Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (Edinburgh: A Fullarton & Co., 1870-72), Date accessed: 07th November 2013
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk