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St John's church on St Johns Street, Bedford
St John’s church on St Johns Street, Bedford. Photographer: Simon Speed

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St. John

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1669
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bedford St. John


St. John Bedford Parish Registers 1602 – 1812


  • County: Bedfordshire
  • Civil Registration District: Bedford
  • Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Bedford
  • Diocese: Pre-1837 – Lincoln, Post-1836 – Ely
  • Rural Deanery: Bedford
  • Poor Law Union: Bedford
  • Hundred: Bedford Borough
  • Province: Canterbury