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Revision as of 13:08, 22 November 2018

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

Eversholt, Bedfordshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Manshead
County Bedfordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Woburn
Registration District Woburn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1628
Bishop's Transcripts: 1602
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Fleete
Diocese Pre-1837 - Lincoln; Post-1836 - Ely
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
Location of Archive
Bedfordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

EVERSHOLT, is a parish in Woburn district, Bedfordshire; it is adjacent to Woburn Park, 2½ miles ESE of Woburn.  [1] Also see A Topographical Dictionary of England [2]

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]

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

FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = FindMyPast - ($)
ANC = Ancestry - ($)
FREG = FreeREG - free
GIBBS = StevenGibbs.me.uk - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Eversholt Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FMP 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
ANC 1530-1980
1538-1988


FREG 1600-1819
1600-1819
1600-1819
GIBBS 1837-1901
1837-1901
1837-1901
NBI



1602-1851
BOYD

1626-1784


IGI 1559-1885
1630-1836,1837-1895


FS Catalog PRs
1602-1812,1582-1977
1602-1812,1582-1977
1602-1812,1582-1977
FS Catalog BTs
1602-1881
1602-1881
1602-1881

To find the names of the neighboring 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]
  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Wesleyan Methodist

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]

  • Woburn

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]

Eversholt on GENUKI

References
[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72), Date accessed: 14 November 2013.
  2. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 191-195. Date accessed: 29 August 2013..
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk