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Guides to collections at Bedfordshire Archives Service

BIRTH, MARRIAGE, DEATH AND BURIAL including cemetery records, monumental inscriptions, non-religious birth, marriage and death records and coroner's records

CENSUSES AND POPULATION 

CHURCH & RELIGION including Church of England parish records and glebe terriers

LAW & ORDER including gaol, quarter sessions and police records

EDUCATION RECORDS

FAMILY AND ESTATE RECORDS

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

ILLUSTRATIONS

LEGAL RECORDS including guides to solicitors papers and deeds

LOCAL GOVERNMENT including borough council and parish and town council records

MANORIAL RECORDS

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

MILITARY RECORDS

NEWSPAPERS

PLANNING AND PROPERTY including building plans and estate agents records

REGISTERS OF ELECTORS

SOCIETIES

TRADE & INDUSTRY including business records

TRANSPORT including air, rail, road and vehicle registration records