Alternative names: Marston Moretaine, Marston Mortaine

Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1653
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Roman Catholic, Wesleyans and Primitive Methodists

Parishes adjacent to Marston Moreteyne

  • Millbrook
  • Houghton Conquest
  • Cranfield
  • Hulcote with Salford
  • Lidlington
  • Wootton

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Marston-Moretaine, 3 miles S.W. Bedford. P. 1147.

Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850


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