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Bletsoe

St Mary


Parish Profile: The church is a cruciform structure, chiefly in the Decorated style, and was restored in 1868: it consists of chancel, nave, north transept, or St. John chapel, small south transept, south porch and a central tower with plain parapet containing a clock and 5 bells, all cast in 1786: there are three sedilia on the south side of the chancel, and a double piscina in the north transept. Kelly's Directory - Bedfordshire - 1898

Original Sources

Ref: P36/5/1 Bedford and Luton Archives and Records Service
  £sd   £sd   £sd   £sd   £sd
1730 missing 1731 54.06.11 1732 10.16.00 1733 8.07.10 1734 17.07.07
                   
1735 5.13.08 1736 6.02.09 1737 9.17.08 1738 7.11.11 1739 1.17.11
                   
1740 3.00.03 1741 1.12.03 1742 5.19.03 1743 10.12.06 1744 2.14.10
                   
1745 7.02.03 1746 4.04.02 1747 9.03.10 1748 4.08.04 1749 16.15.04
                   
1750 no total 1751 6.18.01 1752 12.15.07 1753 10.19.01 1754 10.11.02
                   
1755 6.13.09 1756 10.10.10 1757 10.01.08 1758 11.17.00 1759 10.05.01
                   
1760 10.14.11 1761 7.02.09 1762 7.04.07 1763 8.03.02 1764 3.11.01
                   
1765 15.19.11 1766 58.12.06 1767 6.11.00 1768 91.02.03 1769 10.06.08
                   
1770 14.09.04 1771 23.00.00 1772 16.15.09 1773 6.02.07 1774 missing
                   
1775 19.16.04 1776 8.14.10 1777 missing 1778 6.09.10 1779 7.04.06
                   
1780 9.01.01 1781 no total 1782 see below 1783 missing 1784 missing
                   
1785 13.08.11 1786 18.15.11 1787 139.03.06 1788 no total    
                   
Ref:P36/5/2 Bedford and Luton Archives and Records Service
  £sd   £sd   £sd   £sd   £sd
1782 26.00.10 see above              
                   
1785 13.09.11 1786 see above 1787 see above 1788 13.15.11 1789 8.02.11
                   
1790 missing 1791 6.13.06 1792 12.17.10 1793 12.13.11 1794 12.08.07
                   
1795 19.00.10 1796 11.15.10 1797 12.08.02 1798 19.19.03 1799 12.02.00
                   
1800 21.17.03 1801 missing 1802 missing 1803 missing 1804 19.03.09
                   
1805 20.01.08 1806 missing 1807 12.18.08 1808 13.15.06 1809 16.04.06
                   
1810 13.01.03 1811 2-yr a/c< 1812 101.14.04 1813 26.02.06 1814 11.02.02
                   
1815 19.17.02 1816 16.00.07 1817 23.00.01 1818 27.01.10 1819 34.15.09
                   
1820 22.14.02 1821 33.00.04 1822 23.13.01 1823 19.09.11 1824 13.06.00
                   
1825 52.08.07 1826 37.07.07 1827 18.13.09 1828 35.15.06 1829 15.19.04
                   
1830 no total (carried forward into next book)              
                   
Ref:P36/5/3 Bedford and Luton Archives and Records Service
  £sd   £sd   £sd   £sd   £sd
1820 see above 1821 see above 1822 8.05.02 1823 3.13.07 1824 3.10.06
                   
1825 2.16.08 1826 2.05.06 1827 1.01.03 1828 14.15.06 1829 missing
                   
1830 see below 1831 see below 1832 see below 1833 see below 1834 see below
                   
1835 7.06.00                
                   
RefP36/5/4 Bedford and Luton Archives and Records Service
  £sd   £sd   £sd   £sd   £sd
1830 20.03.02 1831 51.15.04 1832 32.09.03 1833 50.17.11 1834 35.15.10
                   
1835 16.06.06                
                   


Printed Sources

Bedfordshire Vermin Payments (1936)
Steele Elliott, J.
1731 E 1732 E 1733 E 1734 E    
                   
1735 E 1737 E 1738 E        
                   
1743 E 1744 E 1745 E        
                   
1746 E 1747 E 1748 E        
                   
1752 E 1753 E 1754 E        
                   
1757 E 1758 E 1759 E        
                   
1764 E 1765 E            
                   
1772 E 1773 E            
                   
1799 E                
                   
1800 E 1801 E 1803 E 1804 E    
                   
1810 E 1811 E            
                   
1830 E 1831 E