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Status: Ancient Parish

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1587
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include:

Parishes adjacent to Farndish

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FARNDISH, a parish in the district of Wellingborough and county of Bedford; contiguous to Northamptonshire, 1¾ mile S by W of Irchester r. station, and 4 SSW of Higham-Ferrers. Post town, Irchester, under Wellingborough. Acres, 810. Real property, £1,180. Pop., 67. Houses, 17. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely. Value, £195. Patron,M. Chester, Esq. The church is good.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

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