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Eyeworth Z1306-46-2 

Eyeworth c.1904 [Z1306/46/2] 

We have not yet been able to compile comprehensive history pages for Eyeworth. If you would like to carry out research and contribute to this site we would be delighted to hear from you.  

Eyeworth is an ancient parish 4 miles east of Biggleswade. Bedfordshire Archives holds many documents relating to the parish; a search of our online catalogue with Eyeworth as the subject returns over 860 items. Significant collections for researching people or places in Eyeworth include:  

  • P19: Records for the parish of All Saints, including: registers of baptisms, marriages and burials; records relating to church property; tithe 

  • MAT16: Map of parish attached to Tithe apportionment of 1839 

  • MC1/5/0/1: Books of reference to the first edition OS plans 

  • ABP/W: Wills proved in the Archdeaconry of Bedford, 1536-1857  

  • QSR: Quarter Sessions Records for Bedfordshire from 1714-1900. A search combining Eyeworth as the subject and QSR as the reference will find criminal cases in which the parish is mentioned.   

  • X344: Estate papers relating to Eyeworth 

  • Z368: Mr Victor Farrar, architect of Bedford and successors 

  • Z740/48: Warmingtons (Hitchin): Records of J.R. Eve & Son (Bedford and Hitchin) 

  • Z1428: Village Link Magazine for Wrestlingworth, Eyeworth & Cockayne Hatley 

  • Z1478: Evans family papers, uncatalogued 

  • Z50/46: Photographs of Eyeworth  

  • Z1130/46: Postcards with pictures of Eyeworth  

  • Z1306/46: Postcards with pictures of Eyeworth  

Further details of these items can be found through our online catalogue. Our detailed collection guides  give more information about the types of records we hold.   

Other useful sources for information about Eyeworth include:  

  • Victoria County History entry for Eyeworth, available through British History Online. Although published in 1908 most of the information is still relevant.   

  • The National Archives' Manorial Documents Register lists all manorial documents known to survive for the manors of Eyeworth (St Helen) and Eyeworth (Fortescue). 

  • Open Domesday lists 2 entries for Eyeworth in the Domesday Book of 1086  

Copies of the parish registers listing baptisms, marriages and burials up to 1812 can be purchased from Bedfordshire Archives.  

We offer an enquiry and research service, however this is limited to local history, properties and general subjects; we are no longer able to carry out genealogy research.