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Chellington

CHELLINGTON

[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]

"CHELLINGTON, a parish in the hundred of Willey, in the county of Bedford, 1 mile south east of Harrold, and 8 north west of Bedford. It is bounded on the west and north by the river Ouse. The living is a rectory annexed to the rectory of Carlton, in the diocese of Ely, value together, £370, in the patronage of Lord Dynevor. The church, dedicated to All Saints, is a stone edifice. Here the Baptists have a place of worship. The manorial rights are vested in the trustees of the Dynevor family."

"BRIDGE END, a hamlet in the parish of Chellington, county of Bedfordshire, adjoining Chellington to the north."

[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013

Cemeteries

Census

Churches

  • St. Nicholas's Church, Chellington.

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Chellington area that are recorded in the GENUKI church database. This will also help identify other churches in nearby townships and/or parishes. You also have the option to see the location of the churches marked on a map.

Church History

  • Church of England
    • The church of St. Nicholas, pleasantly situated on the summit of a hill, is a building of stone, in the Early English and Decorated styles, consisting of chancel, clerestoried nave, south porch and a Decorated western tower with broach spire, containing 4 bells: the font, Early English, is a cylindrical basin on circular shafts: there is a parish chest, dated 1667; and inscriptions to William Chaderton A.M. 1724; Rev. Thomas Chaderton A.M. 1735, and to the Bamford family : in the churchyard is a tomb to Sir Robert Darling kt. who, as a boy, it is said, used to keep cows on Chellington Hill; in 1767 he was sheriff of London and Middlesex and in 1768 was elected M.P. for Wendover, as the colleague of Burke; he died 4th August, 1770: the church was restored in 1869 and 1892, and affords 140 sittings. [Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]

Church Records

Community Websites

  • Carlton with Chellington. This site is run by the Carlton and Chellington Parish Council. It contains information for those living here, those interested in moving here and those interested in visiting our village.

Description and Travel

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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

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Maps

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