[Transcribed information from A Topographical Dictionary of England - Samuel Lewis - 1835] (unless otherwise stated)
"YELDEN, (or Yeilding), a parish in the hundred of STODDEN, county of BEDFORD, S miles (E.) from Higham-Ferrers, containing 279 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Bedford, and diocese of Lincoln, rated in the king's books at £ 13.13.4., and in the patronage of the Rev. E. S. Bunting. The church is dedicated to St. Mary."