Stanbridge, Bedfordshire Genealogy

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Guide to Stanbridge, Bedfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Stanbridge, Bedfordshire
Type Ecclesiastical Parish (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Manshead
County Bedfordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Leighton Buzzard
Registration District Leighton Buzzard
Records begin
Parish registers: 1560; For more records see Leighton Buzzard
Bishop's Transcripts: 1604
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Dunstable
Diocese Pre-1846 - Lincoln; Post 1845 - Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of Leighton Buzzard
Location of Archive
Bedfordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

STANBRIDGE, a chapelry in Leighton Buzzard parish, Bedfordshire; 1 mile NNW of Stanbridgeford railway station and 3 ESE of Leighton Buzzard. Post town, Leighton Buzzard. [1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Stanbridge, Bedfordshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[4]
Stanbridge, Bedfordshire Genealogy Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1880-1885


IGI 1560-1875, 1882-1904
NBI

1611-1852

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.

Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]
  • Methodists
  • Primitive Methodists
  • Wesleyans

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

  • Leighton Buzzard

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. In 1870-72, John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Date accessed: 21 November 2013.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 10 April 2014.
  3. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Bedfordshire, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 21 April 2014.
  4. 'National Burial Index - Bedfordshire Coverage,' findmypast (WayBack Machine), accessed 17 April 2014.