[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."
[Transcribed from The National Gazetteer of Great Britain and Ireland 1868]
"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."
by Colin Hinson ©2003
- 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.
- 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
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