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[Transcribed and edited information from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland - 1868]
"WILDEN, a parish in the hundred of Basford, county Beds, 5 miles north east of Bedford. The village is situated on a ranch of the river Ouse. Lace is made. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Ely, value £400. The church is dedicated to St. Nicholas. The charities produce about £50 per annum, including the endowment of Peat's school."
"EAST END, a small hamlet in the parish of Wilden, county of Bedfordshire, 1 mile east of Wilden. There is here a Baptist chapel."
"SEVICK END, a small hamlet in the parish of Wilden, county of Bedfordshire, ¾ mile south of Wilden."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
by Colin Hinson ©2013
- Here are photographs of Churches etc. in the parish:
- EAST END, about 1 mile east, is a portion of this parish. [Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]
- Genweb Bedfordshire contains a descriptive page about Wilden.
You can see pictures of Wilden which are provided by:
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL096551 (Lat/Lon: 52.183231, -0.398349), Wilden which are provided by:
- The BFHS Project in conjunction with Roll of Honour contains the Wilden War Memorial transcription for WW1 and WW2 with details of the men found on it