Eaton Bray Bedfordshire Family History Guide

Eaton Bray Church.
Eaton Bray Church. The copyright on this image is owned by Martin Addison and is licensed for reuse under the Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike 2.0 license.

Parish church: St. Mary

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1559
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include:

  • Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
  • Particular Baptist
  • Wesleyan Methodist

Parishes adjacent to Eaton Bray

  • Studham
  • Billington
  • Stanbridge
  • Edlesborough
  • Whipsnade
  • Totternhoe

Historical Descriptions

Leonard’s Gazetteer of England and Wales 1850

Eaton-Bray, 3 m. S.W. Dunstable. P. 1097

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


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

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