Flitwick, Bedfordshire Family History Guide
Status: Ancient Parish
Parish registers begin:
* Parish registers: 1581
* Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602
Nonconformists include: Particular Baptist, Wesleyan Methodist
Parishes adjacent to Flitwick
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
FLITWICK, a parish in Ampthill district, Beds; on the river Ivel, 2¾ miles S by W of Ampthill, and 4¼ SE of Lidlington r. station. Post town, Ampthill. Acres, 1,700. Real property, £3,379. Pop., 773. Houses, 167. The property is divided among a few. Flitwick House is the seat of J. T. Brooks, Esq. A small priory, a cell to Dunstable abbey, was founded at Rokesac here in 1170, by Philip de Sannerville. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely. Value, £230. Patron, J. T. Brooks, Esq. The church is good; and there is a national school.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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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