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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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Clapham (St. Thomas à Becket), is a '''parish''', in the hundred of Stodden, union and county of Bedford, 2½ miles N W by N from Bedford. Clapham was formerly a chapelry in the parish of Oakley. <ref>[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50879#s13fckLRfckLRSamuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)]</ref>  
 
Clapham (St. Thomas à Becket), is a '''parish''', in the hundred of Stodden, union and county of Bedford, 2½ miles N W by N from Bedford. Clapham was formerly a chapelry in the parish of Oakley. <ref>[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50879#s13fckLRfckLRSamuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)]</ref>  
  
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<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.fckLR[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50879#s13 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 542-545] Date accessed: 1 November 2013</ref>
 
== Resources  ==
 
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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/ClaphamMarriages.htm Clapham Marriage Registers: July 1837-March 1901] | Courtesy of Bedfordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs
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[http://www.sgibbs1.freeserve.co.uk/ClaphamMarriages.htm Clapham Marriage Registers: July 1837-March 1901] | Courtesy of Bedfordshire Parish Registers and Steven Gibbs  
  
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====

Revision as of 21:32, 1 November 2013

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Parish History

Clapham (St. Thomas à Becket), is a parish, in the hundred of Stodden, union and county of Bedford, 2½ miles N W by N from Bedford. Clapham was formerly a chapelry in the parish of Oakley. [1]

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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.

Clapham 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.


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. A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848)
  2. Lewis, Samuel A.fckLRA Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 542-545] Date accessed: 1 November 2013