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Wilden

WILDEN

[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

Cemeteries

Census

Churches

You can also perform a more selective search for churches in the Wilden 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 Records

Description and Travel

  • 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.
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Gazetteers

Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which Wilden has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.

Maps

You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL096551 (Lat/Lon: 52.183231, -0.398349), Wilden which are provided by:

Military History

  • 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