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Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Moravians, as well as, the Primitive Episcopal

Parishes adjacent to Bedford St Mary

Administration

  • 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