Sutton Bedfordshire Family History Guide



Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: None

Parishes adjacent to Sutton

Historical Descriptions of Sutton

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUTTON, a parish, with a village, in Biggleswade district, Beds: 1½ mile S of Potton r. station. Post town, Potton, under St. Neots. Acres, 2,230. Real property, £3,391. Pop., 438. Houses, 70. The manor belonged to John of Gaunt; was given by him, along with Potton, in a rhyming conveyance, to Sir Roger Burgoyne; and, with S. Park, belongs now to Lieut, Col. Sir J. M. Burgoyne, Bart. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £362. Patron, St. John’s college, Oxford. The church is good; and there are a free school, and charities £30. Stilling fleet was rector.

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

Sutton, 1½ miles S. Potton. P. 415

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

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Administration

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