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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bedfordshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Parishes In Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire Parishes ]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Biddenham
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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Bedfordshire]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Parishes In Bedfordshire|Bedfordshire Parishes ]]  
== Parish History  ==
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{{expand section|a summary overview of the history of this parish}}  
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Guide to '''Biddenham, Bedfordshire family history and genealogy: ''' parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
== Resources ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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{{Infobox England Jurisdictions
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| image =
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| caption =
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| Type = [[Ancient Parish]]
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| County = Bedfordshire
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| Hundred = Willey
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| Poor Law Union = Bedford
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| Registration District = Bedford
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| PRbegin = 1663
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| BTbegin = 1602
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| Province = Canterbury
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| Diocese = Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Ely
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| Archdeaconry =
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| Archdeaconries =
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| Rural Deanery = Bedford
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| Parish =
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| Peculiar =
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| Chapelry =
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| Probate Court = Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
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| Archdeaconry Court =
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| Bishops Court =
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| Prerogative Court =
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| Archive = [[Bedfordshire Record Office]]
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}}
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=== Parish History  ===
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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>Samuel A. Lewis,[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50797#s14 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England.''] (1848), pp. 188-194. Date accessed:  29 August 2013.</ref>
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== Resources  ==
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=== Census records  ===
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{{British Census|241195}}
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=== Church records  ===
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{{PAGENAME}} parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
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{| width="383" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" style="width: 100%"
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''BIVRI''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>[http://genoot.com/downloads/BVRI2/ 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records'], ''Genoot,'' accessed 10 April 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''GIBBS''' = [http://www.sgibbs1.freeserve.co.uk/BiddenhamMarriages.htm Bedfordshire Parish Registers by Steven Gibbs - free]
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''IGI''' = [https://familysearch.org/search/collection/igi International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free]<ref>Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyBedford.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Bedfordshire, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 21 April 2014.</ref>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''NBI''' = [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)]<ref>[https://web.archive.org/web/20130920213319/http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action?countyCode=BDF 'National Burial Index - Bedfordshire Coverage,'] ''FindMyPast (WayBack Machine),'' accessed 17 April 2014.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffff" align="left" colspan="6" | '''PALL''' = [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)]<ref>''Pallot's Marriage and Births Indexes: Guide to Parishes'', n.d.; digital version at {{FSbook|1310100}}.</ref>
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|}
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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! bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="7" scope="col" | '''{{PAGENAME}} Parish Online Records'''
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Baptisms'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Marriages'''''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" colspan="2" | <center>'''''Burials'''''</center>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | Images
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Indexes
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | Images
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''BIVRI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1351 '''1880-1885''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''GIBBS'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.sgibbs1.freeserve.co.uk/BiddenhamMarriages.htm '''1837-1901''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''IGI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | [http://www.familysearch.org '''1602-1875''']
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://www.familysearch.org '''1602-1885''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''NBI'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" |
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | [http://search.findmypast.co.uk/search-united-kingdom-records-in-birth-marriage-death-and-parish-records '''1602-1851''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" | <br>
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|-
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" | '''PALL'''
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" |
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| bgcolor="#ffcccc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 '''1790-1812''']
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| bgcolor="#ccffcc" | <br>
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| bgcolor="#ccffff" |
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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.
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==== Non-Conformist Churches ====
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None
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=== 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].  
==== 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.
 
  
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.
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==== Registration District  ====
=====Non-Conformist Churches=====
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==== Census records  ====
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*Bedford
  
a.&nbsp; {{British Census|241195}}
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
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*[[Bedford Poor Law Union, Bedfordshire|Bedford Poor Law Union]]
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=== Probate records  ===
  
==== Probate records  ====
 
 
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.
 
 
== 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]
== Web sites ==
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Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.
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== Websites ==
[[Category:Bedfordshire]]
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Biddenham on [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/BDF/Biddenham/index.html GENUKI]
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{{expand section|any additional relevant sites that aren't mentioned above}}
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== References ==
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{{reflist}} {{Bedfordshire}}
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[[Category:Bedfordshire]]

Revision as of 04:06, 29 April 2014

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

Biddenham, Bedfordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Willey
County Bedfordshire
Poor Law Union Bedford
Registration District Bedford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1663
Bishop's Transcripts: 1602
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Bedford
Diocese Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
Location of Archive
Bedfordshire Record Office

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

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

Biddenham, Bedfordshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
GIBBS = Bedfordshire Parish Registers by Steven Gibbs - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[4]
PALL = Pallot's Marriage Index (Ancestry) - (£)[5]
Biddenham, Bedfordshire Genealogy Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1880-1885


GIBBS
1837-1901

IGI 1602-1875 1602-1885
NBI

1602-1851
PALL
1790-1812

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.

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

Biddenham on GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis,A Topographical Dictionary of England. (1848), pp. 188-194. Date accessed: 29 August 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 10 April 2014.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Bedfordshire, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 April 2014.
  4. 'National Burial Index - Bedfordshire Coverage,' FindMyPast (WayBack Machine), accessed 17 April 2014.
  5. Pallot's Marriage and Births Indexes: Guide to Parishes, n.d.; digital version at FamilySearch Books Online.