Caddington Bedfordshire and Hertfordshire Family History Guide



Caddington is an Ancient Parish partly in Bedfordshire and partly in Hertfordshire.

Other places in the parish include: Markyate Street, Humbershoe, and Market Street.

Parish church: All Saints

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1558
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1602

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Independent/Congregational, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Caddington

  • Flamstead
  • Luton
  • Houghton Regis
  • Studham
  • Kensworth
  • Dunstable

Historical Descriptions


The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CADDINGTON, a parish in the district of Luton and counties of Bedford and Hertford; near the Hertford and Dunstable railway, 2 miles WSW of Luton. It includes the Humbershoe portion of Market-street village; and its Post Town is Luton. Acres, 4,500. Real property, £6,785. Pop., 1,851. Houses, 389.

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

Bedfordshire The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales 1851

Caddington, a parish and township partly in the hund. of Flitt, union of Luton, county of Bedford, and partly in the hund. of Dacorum, county of Hertford; 2 miles south-west by west of Luton. Living, a vicarage, formerly in the archd. of Bedford and dio. of Lincoln, now in the dio. of Ely; rated at £10; gross income £327. The patronage is vested in the dean and chapter of St. Paul’s. There are here two Sunday and three daily schools, one of which is partially endowed. Pop., in 1801, 1,073; in 1831, 1,563. Houses 312. Acres 4,500. A. P. £4,602. Poor rates, in 1837, £452.

Source: The Parliamentary Gazetteer of England and Wales; A Fullarton & Co. Glasgow; 1851.

Directories

Caddington Kelly’s Directory of Bedfordshire, 1914

Family History Links

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, Migration & Naturalization and Military records for Caddington Bedfordshire – Free

FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death records, Census, Migration & Naturalization and Military records for Caddington Hertfordshire – Free

Vision of Britain historical maps

Administration

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


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