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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#s14fckLRfckLRSamuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 188-194]</ref>&nbsp;<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, 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>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 18:19, 11 December 2012

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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. 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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

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.


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