Chalgrave Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Chalgrave is an Ancient Parish in the county of Bedfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Wingfield and Tebworth.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1539
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Chalgrave

  • Battlesden
  • Houghton Regis
  • Tilsworth
  • Toddington
  • Hockliffe

Historical Descriptions

Chalgrave

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Chalgrave, 3½ m. N.W. Dunstable. P. 818.

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

Tebworth

Lewis Topographical Dictionary of England 1845

Tebworth, a hamlet, in the parish of Chalgrave, union of Woburn, hundred of Manshead, county of Bedford; containing 408 inhabitants.

Source: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis Fifth Edition Published London; by S. Lewis and Co., 13, Finsbury Place, South. M. DCCC. XLV.

Administration

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