Eggington, Bedfordshire Family History Guide
Status: Ecclesiastical Parish
Alternative names: Egginton
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1807 see also Leighton Buzzard
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1604
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational, Wesleyan Methodist
Parishes adjacent to Eggington
Historical Descriptions of Eggington
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
EGGINTON, a chapelry in Leighton-Buzzard parish, Beds; 1¾ mile SW of Hockcliffe, and 3 E of Leighton-Buzzard r. station. Post town, Hockcliffe, under Leighton – Buzzard. Real property, £2, 553. Pop., 439. Houses, 86. Egginton House is the seat of the Moores. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Ely. Value, £9. 4. Patrons, the Parishioners. The church is a brick building.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850
Egginton, 1¾ m. E. Leighton-Buzzard. P. 390.
Source: Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales; Second Edition; C. W. Leonard, London; 1850
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Civil Registration District: Leighton Buzzard
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar of Leighton Buzzard
Diocese: Pre-1846 – Lincoln, Post 1845 – Ely
Rural Deanery: Pre-1852 – None, Post – 1851 – Dunstable
Poor Law Union: Leighton Buzzard