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Anglican parish registers

Family historians will find genealogical information in a very wide variety of sources, but the following list includes the most widely researched and is broken down as follows:
  1. Anglican Parish Registers Bedfordshire Parish Register Series
  2. Non-Anglican Registers including: Baptist; Congregational; Independent; Methodist; Moravian; Roman Catholic; Salvation Army; Society of Friends (Quakers)
  3. Burial Registers Burial Indexes
  4. Non-Ecclesiastical Birth and Death Registers including: Borough and District Councils; Lunatic Asylums; Poor Law Union (with Workhouses) Non-Ecclesiastical Birth and Death Registers
  5. Registers of Electors Register of Electors
  6. Other Sources including wills, census, International Genealogical Index, Quarter Sessions; Poor Law Union records
 

1. Anglican Parish Registers

Ridgmont Parish Register

All pre-1813 registers are available in published form either as books or microfiche. The Parish Register Transcripts and microfiche are prepared from master copies made, often in wartime, using poor quality paper. The copies we supply are the best that can be produced given the limitations of the originals Bedfordshire Parish Register Series

The following shows the dates covered by the registers held by the Archives Service:

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Ampthill 1604-1966 1604-1995 1604-1956 1847-1976
Arlesey 1538-1992 1538-1976 1538-1963 1932-1991
Aspley Guise 1563-1976 1563-1996 1564-1994 1858-1994
Astwick 1564-1981 1564-1981 1564-1982 1755-1926

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Barton-le-Clay 1558-1967 1558-1968 1558-1932 1755-1983
Battlesden 1677-2002 1694-1928 1677-1998 1811-1850
Bedford: All Saints 1895-1970 1916-1992 --------------- 1940-1993
Bedford: Christ Church 1920-1984 1943-1990 --------------- 1959-1980
Bedford: HolyTrinity 1841-1974 1860-1974 1841-1921 1860-1974
Bedford: St.Andrew 1915-1983 1922-1983 1965-1983 1962-1993
Bedford: St.Cuthbert 1607-1968 1607-1974 1607-1857 1812-1973
1961-1963
Bedford: St.John 1669-1987 1669-1982 1669-1855 1755-1968
Bedford: St.Leonard 1889-1982 1814-1974 --------------- 1914-1964
Bedford: St.Martin 1896-1987 1897-1994 --------------- 1897-1965

Bedford: St.Mary

 

1539-1981 1539-1977

1539 - 1895

(Asylum Burial Ground 1838 - 1860 see Ref.LB3/21)

1802-1973
Bedford: St.Michael 1934-1981 1948-1977 --------------- 1947-1992
Bedford: St.Paul 1565-1950 1565-1944 1565-1968 1790-1989
Bedford: St.Peter 1572-1981 1572-1965 1572-1879 1753-1958
Biddenham 1663-1969 1667-1999 1667-1994 1754-1995
Biggleswade 1697-1974 1607-1972 1697-1942 1823-1983
Billington 1653-1989 1661-1984 1835-1990 1842-1988
Biscot 1866-1962 1868-1991 1870-1973 1894-1933
Bletsoe 1582-1984 1583-1974 1583-1925 1755-1806
1823-1959
Blunham 1571-1999 1571-1994 1571-1943 1754-1901
Bolnhurst 1685-1994 1685-1993 1685-1995 1764-1974
Bromham 1570-1966 1570-1974 1570-1933 1765-1961

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Caddington 1558-1960 1558-1970 1558-1965 1754-1974
Caldecote --------------- 1928-1984 --------------- ---------------
Campton 1568-1950 1568-1983 1568-1969 1754-1978
Cardington 1572-1955 1572-1948 1572-1952 1754-1939
Carlton 1554-1923

1554-1982

1993-2006

1554-1982 1890-1957
Chalgrave 1538-1983 1539-1987 1539-1982 1823-1982
Chellington 1567-1967 1567-1964 1567-1982 1823-1917
Clapham 1696-1991 1696-1975 1697-1932 1754-1807
1824-1976
Clifton 1538-1985 1539-1990 1546-1985 1754-1788
1824-1957
Clophill 1567-1966 1567-1998 1567-1891 1840-2001
Cockayne Hatley 1701-1983 1701-1978 1701-1970 1825-1949
Colmworth 1735-1932 1736-2003 1735-1932 1754-1806
1824-1878
1910-1929
Cople 1563-1947 1563-1993 1563-1947 1818-1994
Cranfield 1600-1973 1600-1981 1600-1953 1842-1972

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Dean 1566-1982 1566-1981 1566-1983 1887-1983
Dunstable: St.Augustine 1959-1980 1979-1999 --------------- ---------------
Dunstable: St.Fremund 1968-1998 --------------- --------------- ---------------
Dunstable: St.Peter 1558-1955 1558-1982 1558-1969 1803-1813
1824-1908
1965-1984
Dunton 1553-1944 1553-1982 1553-1911 1823-1954

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

East Hyde 1842-1983 1859-1981 1842-1982 1859-1981
Eaton Bray 1559-1964 1559-1968 1559-1982 1798-1812 & 1867 - 1884
1912-1975
Eaton Socon 1566-1995 1572-1996 1566-1925 1956-1993
Edlesborough registers at Buckinghamshire Record Office
Edworth 1552-1972 1552-1971 1552-1972 1756-1812
1839-1971
Eggington 1813-1939 1844-1984 1813-1981 1866-1946
1955-1983
Elstow 1641-2000 1641-1981 1641-1984 1754-1997
Eversholt 1628-1977 1630-2005 1630-1937 c.1798-1802
1824-1974
Everton 1650-1958 1650-1946 1650-1921 1769-1946
Eyeworth 1538-1993 1538-1982 1538-1993 1824-1993

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Farndish 1587-1966 1587-1965 1587-1944 1831-1965
Felmersham 1660-1935 1660-1985 1660-1919 1756-1812
1823-1970
Flitton 1581-1989 1581-1995 1581-1988 1769-1817
1823-1983
Flitwick 1622-1999 1661-1996 1661-2001 1967-1994

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Goldington 1559-1978 1559-1980 1559-1960 1754-1961
Great Barford 1564-1973 1559-1977 1564-1938 1848-1896
Harlington
Harrold
1653-1979
1598-1990
1653-1983
1598-1994
1653-1992
1598-1991
1824-1992
1754-1978
Haynes 1596-1987 1596-1992 1596-1989 1754-1793
1825-1946
Heath & Reach 1813-1971 1826-1995 1813-1836 1826-1977
1850-1954
Henlow 1558-1963 1558-2007 1558-1930 1897-1995
Hexton registers at Hertfordshire Record Office
Higham Gobion 1654-1993 1654-1996 1654-1996 1830-1995
Hockliffe 1696-1954 1696-1985 1696-1984 1825-1835
1843-1984
Holwell registers at Hertfordshire Record Office
Houghton Conquest 1595-1975 1595-1999 1595-1947 1824-1987
Houghton Regis 1538-1962 1538-1954 1538-1959 1869-1944
1970-1986
Hulcote 1658-1939 1662-1877 1659-1938 ---------------
Husborne Crawley

Hyde, East
1558-1958

1842 - 1921
1558-1986

----------------
1558-1988

1859 - 1981
1823-1972

1842 - 1989

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Kempston: All Saints 1570-1970 1570-1984 1570-1959 1754-1922
Kempston: St.John 1868-1940 ---------------- --------------- ---------------
Kempston: St.Stephen 1887-1940 ---------------- --------------- ---------------
Kempston: Transfiguration 1940-1979 1948-1981 1949-1982 1948-1981
Kensworth 1615-1988 1615-2000 1615-1988 1754-1800
1823-1938
Keysoe 1735-1983 1735-1993 1735-1983 1823-1952
Knotting 1592-1981 1592-1941 1592-1981 1823-1919

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Langford 1717-1964 1717-1991 1717-1992 1823-1991
Leagrave 1935-1978 1956-1986 --------------- 1912-1991
1956-1979
Leighton Buzzard: All Saints 1562-1985 1562-1992 1562-1963 1806-1827
1841-1888
1921-1994
Leighton Buzzard: St.Andrew 1868-1964 1953-1964 --------------- 1952-1970
Lidlington 1564-2008 1560-1996 1560-1992 1823-2008
Linslade 1690-1916 1783-1829 1690-1908 1718-1906
Little Barford 1678-1972 1661-1965 1678-1982 1891-1963
Little Staughton 1598-1993 1598-1995 1598-1995 1824-1945
Lower Gravenhurst 1705-1970 1705-1970 1705-1992 1824-1972
Luton: Christ Church 1860-1975 1860-1975 -------------- 1951-1975
Luton: Holy Trinity (Biscot)
Luton: St.Andrew
1866-1962
1887-1962
1868 - 1991
1934-1968
1870-1973
--------------
1894-1933
1934-1982
Luton: St.Anne 1938-1954 1964-1974 -------------- 1964-1988
Luton: St.Augustine --------------- 1966-1985 -------------- 1966-1985
Luton: St.Francis 1960-1974 1961-1987 -------------- 1961-1989
Luton: St.Hugh 1961-1991 1961-1997 -------------- 1961-1993
Luton: St.Mary 1603-1944 1603-1949 1603-1904 ---------------
Luton: St.Matthew 1877-1948 1877-1939 -------------- 1941-1946
1954-1963
Luton: St.Paul 1895-1983 1895-1963 -------------- 1939-1974
Luton: St.Peter 1913-1972 1958-1972 -------------- ---------------
Luton: St.Saviour 1884-1956 1898-1965 -------------- ---------------

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Marston Moreteyne 1653-1941 1653-1971 1653-1946 1879-1977
Maulden 1558-1986 1558-1987 1558-1984 1823-1979
Melchbourne 1706-1994 1707-1982 1706-1995 1823-1995
Meppershall 1652-1987 1654-1973 1653-1987 1823-1975
Millbrook 1558-1981 1558-1987 1558-1899 ---------------
Milton Bryan 1559-2000 1559-1983 1559-1998 1823-1999
Milton Ernest 1538-1991 1538-1984 1539-1984 1754-1825
1832-1950
Mogerhanger 1860-1941 1860-1983 1861-1983 1860-1939
Northill 1562-1894 1562-1971 1562-2001 1816-1941
Oakley 1560-1928 1560-1991 1560-1914 1794-1815
1823-1976
Odell 1604-1983 1604-1983 1604-1992 1823-1983
Old Warden 1576-1983 1576-1983 1576-1982 1755-1813
1824-1969

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Pavenham 1561-1995 1561-1993 1561-2000 1825-1908
Pertenhall 1582-1988 1584-1981 1582-1986 1754-1989
Podington 1662-1910 1662-1998 1662-1893 1824-1942
Potsgrove 1663-1965 1663-1986 1663-1979 1783-1819
1874-1950
Potton 1614-1983 1614-1980 1614-1948 1807-1961
Pulloxhill 1553-1907 1571-1987 1558-1879 1824-1955
Ravensden 1558-1917 1558-1992 1558-1978 1754-1978
Renhold 1654-1970 1654-1992 1654-1993 1754-1950
Ridgmont 1539-1983 1539-1987 1539-1988 1823-1985
Riseley 1626-1985 1626-1967 1632-1985 1754-1812
1823-1947
Roxton 1684-1996 1684-1986 1684-1972 1824-1891

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Salford 1559-1982 1559-1988 1559-1953 1824-1932
Sandy 1538-1917 1538-2002 1538-1933 1873-1958
Sharnbrook 1595-1970 1653-1984 1596-1959 1824-1884
1904-1941
Shefford 1902-1997 1873-1998 1906-1966 1874-1994
Shelton 1706-1990 1706-1982 1706-1993 1824-1982
Shillington 1543-1976 1543-1991 1543-1960 1754-1821
1890-1950
Silsoe 1846-1988 1846-1987 1846-1988 1846-1987
Souldrop 1670-1990 1670-1997 1670-1990 1824-1957
Southill 1538-1968 1538-1994 1538-1955 1754-1814
1823-1923
Stagsden 1670-1983 1670-2001 1680-2001 1823-1983
Stanbridge 1560-1986 1560-1974 1560-1986 1825-1986
Steppingley 1558-2001 1559-1938 1603-1983 1853-1982
Stevington 1654-1963 1657-1991 1653-1983 1776-1978
Stopsley 1861-1976 1862-1975 1862-1959 1863-1977
Stotfold 1559-1984 1559-1993 1559-1955 1823-1925
1961-1997
Streatley 1693-1951 1693-1983 1693-1978 1824-1890
Studham 1570-1988 1570-1989 1570-1988 1797-1813
1851-1977
Sundon 1592-1980 1569-1963 1584-1924 1833-1981
Sutton 1549-1983 1538-1982 1538-1993 1824-1971
Swineshead 1549-1983 1549-1981 1549-1980 1823-1983

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Tempsford 1604-1922 1604-1980 1604-1999 1823-1988
Thurleigh 1562-1985 1562-1966 1562-1985 1754-1811
1823-1945
Tilbrook 1573-1905 1573-1837 1573-1983 1754-1922
Tilsworth 1649-1938 1649-1979 1649-1963 1801-1979
Tingrith 1572-1978 1572-1971 1572-1977 1824-1978
Toddington 1558-1970 1558-1990 1558-1922 1823-1874
1896-1974
Totternhoe 1559-1979 1559-1997 1559-1979 1824-1979
Turvey 1629-1921 1629-1975 1629-1955 1824-1955
Upper Gravenhurst 1564-1944 1567-1982 1567-1901 1824-1878
Upper Stondon 1686-1986 1657-1967 1653-1985 1861-1963

Parish

Baptisms

Marriages

Burials

Banns

Westoning 1560-1977 1562-1980 1562-1978 1823-1902
1912-1975
Whipsnade 1712-1985 1712-1994 1682-1984 1801-1814
1858-1970
Wilden 1545-1992 1545-2000 1545-1939 1777-1999
Willington 1676-1929 1676-1983 1676-1837 1755-1991
Wilstead 1593-1983 1593-1998 1593-1986 1754-2001
Woburn 1558-1963 1558-2000 1558-1958 1838-1918
Woburn Sands 1868-1976 1868-1994 1868-1989 1868-1983
Woodside 1879-1972 1892-1981 1890 -1994 1939-2000
Wootton 1562-1981 1562-1995 1562-1942 1846-1993
Wrestlingworth 1578-1988 1584-1993 1578-1994 1823-1925
Wymington 1662-1983 1662-1986 1662-1992 1755-1975
Yelden 1653-1997 1653-1978 1653-2002 1823-1957