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Guides to collections at Bedfordshire Archives Service

CHURCH & RELIGION including parish records and glebe terriers

CRIME & PUNISHMENT AND LAW & ORDER including gaol, quarter sessions and police records


ESTATE AND MANORIAL RECORDS  including landed estates, garden history and manorial records

HEALTH AND WELFARE including poor law records, hospital records and access to social service, mental health and personal records

LEGAL RECORDS including guides to solicitors papers and deeds

LOCAL GOVERNMENT including borough council and parish and town council records

MAPS AND LAND  including ordnance survey, terriers, land tax, tithe and enclosure records



PLANNING AND PROPERTY including building plans and estate agents records

TRADE & INDUSTRY including business records

TRANSPORT including air, rail, road and vehicle registration records