"HULCOTE, (or Holcote or Holcutt or Holcott or Hulcot), a parish in the hundred of Manshead, county Bedford, 4 miles north of Woburn, its post town. It is a small village, situated on Crawley brook. The inhabitants are chiefly employed in agriculture. The living is a rectory* united with the vicarage of Salford, in the diocese of Ely, joint value £245. The parish church, dedicated to St. Nicholas, is an ancient structure, and has some monuments of the Charnocke family.
by Colin Hinson ©2013
- The 1851 Census Index for Hulcote can be found in the 1851 Index to Census of Bedfordshire, Volume 4, Book 4 available from the Bedfordshire Family History Society.
- There are photographs and a description of St Nicholas's on the Bedfordshire Parish Churches website.
- Church of England
- The church of St. Nicholas is a very small but ancient edifice of late Perpendicular date, consisting of chancel and nave and a low embattled western tower, with pinnacles at the angles and containing 4 bells: there are monuments of the Chernocke family from the time of Henry VIII, to the present .day, and these include one, beautifully carved, Faith effigies and shields of arms, to Robert Chernocke, 1547, and Richard his son, 1615; there are other monuments to Lieut.-Col. C. Hervey Smith, of Aspley House, 1857, and Frances, his wife, and others to the Rev. Edward Hervey, rector, 1796; in the nave is a slab inscribed to William Nichols esq. 1619 : the east window is stained : the church is not now in use, except as a mortuary chapel. The register dates from the year 1658. [Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898]
- Church of England
- The parish record transcripts for St. Nicholas are available on microfiche for the period 1658-1812 from the Bedfordshire Family History Society.
- A transcript of the Hulcote parish entries from Stephen Whatley's 1750 Topographical Gazetteer of England,
- A transcript of the Hulcote parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1831 Topographical Dictionary of England,
- A transcript of the Hulcote parish entries from Samuel Lewis's 1835 Topographical Dictionary of England,
- A transcript of the Hulcote parish entries from The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1866-9
- Ask for a calculation of the distance from Hulcote to another place.
You can see maps centred on OS grid reference SP943388 (Lat/Lon: 52.039591, -0.626584), Hulcote which are provided by:
- Google Maps
- 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 Salford & Hulcote War Memorial transcription for WW1 and WW2 with details of the men found on it.