"EDWORTH, a parish in the hundred of Biggleswade, county Bedford, 3 miles S.E. of Biggleswade, and 5 north west of Baldock, its post town. It is situated near the old Roman road. The village is small, and wholly agricultural. The living is a rectory* in the diocese of Ely, value £170. The church is a small stone edifice dedicated to St. George. William Hale, Esq., is lord of the manor."
by Colin Hinson ©2013
- The 1851 Census Index for Edworth can be found in the 1851 Index to Census of Bedfordshire, Volume 3, Book 3 available from the Bedfordshire Family History Society.
- Church of England
- The church of St. George is a small building of stone in the Decorated and Perpendicular styles, consisting of chancel, nave, north and south transepts, north and south porches, and an embattled western tower containing 3 bells : there are two ancient stained windows in good preservation and in the chancel is a memorial window to members of the Smyth family : the church was restored in 1876, at a cost of £800 : there are 120 sittings. The register dates from the year 1552. [Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]
- Church of England
- The parish record transcripts for St. George are available on microfiche for the period 1552-1812 from the Bedfordshire Family History Society.
- A transcript of the Edworth parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1831 Topographical Dictionary of England,
- A transcript of the Edworth parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1835 Topographical Dictionary of England,
- A transcript of the Edworth parish entries from The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1866-9
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Edworth to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference TL225410 (Lat/Lon: 52.053854, -0.214851), Edworth which are provided by:
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- StreetMap (Current Ordnance Survey maps)
- Bing (was Multimap)
- OldMaps (Old Ordnance Survey maps.)
- Old Maps Online (Other old maps.)
- National Library of Scotland (Old Ordnance Survey maps)
- Vision of Britain (Click "Historical units & statistics" for administrative areas.)
- English Jurisdictions in 1851 (Unfortunately the LDS have removed the facility to enable us to specify a starting location, you will need to search yourself on their map.)
- Magic (Geographic information) (Click + on map if it doesn't show)
- GeoHack (Links to on-line maps and location specific services.)
- The BFHS Project in conjunction with Roll of Honour contains the Edworth War Memorial transcription with details of the men found on it.