Bedford St Peter, Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: St Peter

Chapels of Ease:

St. Andrew’s, St Andrew’s Road, Bedford. Originally an iron structure.

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1572
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Bedford St Peter



  • 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