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People Buried in Bedfordshire

Historical County of England

Image Right The Church of St Paul's, Bedford, Graveyard

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Bedfordshire - Monumental Inscriptions, Cemeteries and Graveyards for information regarding cemeteries and graveyards in the county which either have available transcriptions or have been photographed and transcribed.

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List of Towns

The following list will probably need refining as not all places have cemeteries

Places marked § are included in this listing. Please Bedfordshire Family History contact the archives for specific details.


  • Ampthill (St. Andrew) Churchyard §,
  • Ampthill Quaker Graveyard § Dunstable Road
  • Ampthill Wesleyan burial ground §, Woburn St
  • Houghton Park Estate
  • St. Andrew's Ampthil

Arlesey §

  • Arlesey (St. Peter) Churchyard

Aspley Guise §

  • Apsley Guide (St. Botolph) Churchyard Exrension

Astwick §

  • Astwick (St. Guthlac) Church

Barton §

Barton in the Clay/ Barton-le-Clay

  • Barton in the Clay (St. Nicholas) Church

Battlesden §

  • St Peter and All Saints Churchyard


  • Bedford Baptist Chapel Mill Street §
  • Bedford Bunyan Meeting §
  • Bedford Cemetery also known as Foster Hill Road Cemetery
  • Bedford Cemetery and Crematorium Norse Road, Renhold
  • Bedford Greyfriars, Friars Minor
  • Bedford Holy trinity §
  • Bedford Howard Chapel §
  • Bedford Moravian Church §
  • Bedford St. Cuthbert §
  • Bedford St John the Baptist §
  • Bedford St. Leonard §
  • Bedford St Mary §
  • Bedford St Paul §
  • Bedford St Peter de Merton §
  • Bedford School Chapel
  • Black Friars Churchyard Also known as: Bedford Chapel
  • Newnham Priory

Biddenham §

  • St. James


  • Biggleswade Baptist Burial Ground §
  • Biggleswade Cemetery
  • Drove Road Cemetery
  • St Andrew Churchyard §

Billington §

  • Billington (St Michael and All Angels) Churchyard

Biscot (Holy Trinirty) Churchyard


  • Bletsoe (St. Mary) Churchyard

Blunham §

  • Blumham Village Cemetery
  • Blunham, Saint Edmund or Saint James
  • Blunham, St. Owen


  • Bolnhurst St. Dunstan's Churchyard

Bromham §

  • Bromham Churchyard
  • St. Nicholas Churchyard

Bushmeade Priory


  • Caddington (All Saints) Churchyard


  • Campton (All Saints) Churchyard
  • Campton and Shefford Cemetery


  • Cardington Cemetery and Churchyard §
  • Cardington (St Mary) Church Cemetery
  • St. James Church

Carlton §

  • Carlton (St. Mary) Churchyard
  • Carlton Baptist Chapelyard

Chalgrave §

  • Chalgrave (All Saints) Church

Chellington §

  • Chellington (St. Nicholas) Church

Clapham §

  • Clapham (St. Thomas of Canterbury) Churchyard

Clifton §

  • Clifton (All Saints) Churchyard
  • Clifton (All Saints) New Churchyard
  • Clifton Baptist Chapelyard

Clophill §

  • Beadlow Priory
  • Clophill (St. Mary) Churchyard and Extension
  • Clophill, St Mary the Virgin Churchyard

Cockayne Hatley §

  • Cockayne Hatley (St John the Baptist) Churchyard

Colmworth §

  • Colmworth (St. Denys) Churchyard

Cople §

  • Cope (All Saints) Church


  • Cranfield Independent Baptist §
  • Cranfield Merchats Lane Burial ground §
  • Cranfield (St. Peter and St. Paul) Churchyard


  • Dean United Reformed Church §
  • Church of All Saints, Upper Dean
  • Dean (All Hallows) Church
  • The United Reform Church, Dean

Dunstable §

  • Dunstable Cemetery
  • Dunstable Priory Also known as: Priory Church of St Peter Churchyard
  • Whipsnade Tree Cathedral

Dunton §

  • Dunton Cemetery

Eastcotts §

Eaton Bray §

  • Easton Bray Cemetery
  • Eaton Bray, St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard

East Hyde

  • Holy Trinity Churchyard

Eaton Socon §

Now in Cambridgeshire

  • Easton Socon Cemetery
  • Eaton Socon (St. Mary) Churchard

East Hyde §

  • East Hyde (Holy Trinity) Churchyard

Edworth §

  • Edworth (St. George) Churchyard

Eggington §

  • Eggington (St. Michael) Churchyard

Elstow §

  • Elstow, St Mary and St Helena Churchyard

Eversholt §

  • Eversholt (St. John the Baptist) Churchyard

Everton §

  • Everton (St. Mary) Churchyard

Eyeworth §

  • Eyeworth (All Saints) Churchyard

Farndish §

  • Farndish (St. Michael's) Church

Felmersham §

  • Femersham Radwell Methodist Chapel §
  • Felmersham (St. Mary) Church

Flitton §

  • Flitton (St. John the Baptist) Church
  • De Grey Mausoleum

Flitwick §

  • Flitwick Church Burial Ground Also known as: Flitwick Ss Peter and Paul, St Peter & St Paul, Ss Peter & Paul Flitwick
  • St. Peter's Church

Goldington §

  • Goldington (St. Mary the Virgin) Churchyard


  • Gravenurst (St. Giles) Churchyard High Street
  • Gravenhurst, St Marys Churchyard

See also Lower Gravenhurst below

Great Barford §

  • Great Barford (All Saints) Churchyard

Harlington §

  • Harlington Burial Ground
  • Harlington Cemetery
  • Harlington (St. Mary the Virgin) Church Cemetery
  • Harlington (St. Peter and St. Pauls) Churchyard

Harrold §

  • Harrold (St Peter and All Saints) Cemetery
  • Harrold (St Gregory) Parish Church

Haynes §

  • Haynes (St. Mary) Churchyard

Heath and Reach §

  • Heath and Reach Cemetery

Henlow §

  • Henlow (St. Mary) Churchyard

Higham Gobion §

  • Higham Gobion (St. Margaret) Churchyard

Hockliffe §

  • Hockliffe (St. Nichiolas) Churchyard

Holwell §

  • Holwell (St. Peter) Church

Houghton Conquest §

  • Houghton Conquest (All Saints) Church

Houghton Gildable

  • Houghton Gildable (All Saints) Church

Houghton Regis §

  • Houghton Regis (All Saints) Churchyard
  • Houghton Regis Baptist Churchyard
  • Houghton Regis Cemetery

Hulcote §

  • Hulcote (St. Nicholas) Church

Husborne Crawley §

  • Husborne Crawley (St. James) Churchyard

Kempston §

  • Kempston (All Saints) Churchyard
  • Kempston Cemetery Green End Road

Kensworth §

  • Kensworth (St. Mary) Churchyard

Keysoe §

  • Keysoe (Brook End) Baptist Chapelyard, Bolnhurst and Keysoe §

Knotting §

  • St Margaret of Anticoh

Langford §

  • Langford (St. Andrews) Churchyard Church Street

Leighton Buzzard §

  • Leighton-Linslade (Leighton Buzzard) Cemetery

Lidlington §

  • Lidlington Cemetery
  • Lidlington (St. Margaret) Churchyard
  • Lidlington Memorial 1914-1919 and 1939-1945

Little Barford §

  • Little Barford (St. Denys) Churchyard

Little Staughton §

  • Little Staughton (All Saints') Church

"The Church has only two wall mounted memorials apart the war memorials. These are on the south side of the Chancel. The one nearest to the altar is dedicated to Eleanor Gery who died in 1765 aged twenty-four years. The second is to Wm Hugh Wade-Gery who died in 1870 and his wife Anne Beckingham daughter of John Miles Esq of Beckingham Hall in Lincolnshire."

  • Little Staughton Baptist Church

Lower Gravenhurst §

  • Lower Gravenhurst (St. Mary) Churchyard

Luton §

  • Crawley Green Road Cemetery
  • Holy Trinity Biscot Churchyard
  • Luton Church Burial Ground
  • Luton General Cemetery also known as * Rothesay Road Municipal Cemetery
  • Luton (St. Mary) Churchyard
  • St Mary The Virgin
  • Vale Cemetery and Crematorium Butterfield Green

Marston Moretaine §

  • Marston Moretaine (St. Mary) Churchyard

Maulden §

  • Maulden Cemetery
  • Maulden (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard

Melchbourne §

  • Melchbourne, (St Mary Magdalene) Churchyard

Meppershall §

  • Meppershall (St. Mary) Churchyard
  • St Mary the Virgin Churchyard Church Road

Millbrook §

  • Millbrook (St Michael and All Angels Churchyard) Churchyard

Milton Bryan §

  • Milton Bryan (St Peter) Churchyard

Milton Ernest §

  • Milton Ernest (All Saints) Churchyard

Moggerhanger §

  • Moggerhanger (St. John the Evangelist) Churchyard

Northill §

  • Northill (St. Mary the Virgin) Churchyard

Oakley §

  • Oakley (St. Mary) Churchyard

Odell §

  • Odell (All Saints) Churchyard

Old Warden

  • Old Warden, (St Leonard) Churchyard

Pavenham §

  • Pavenham (St. Peter) Churchyard

Pertenhall §

  • Pertenhall (St. Peter) Church

Podington §

  • Podington (St. Mary the Virgin) Churchyard

Potsgrove §

  • Potsgrove (St. Mary) Churchyard

Potton §

  • Potton Baptist Burial Ground §
  • Potton Cemetery
  • Potton (St. Mary the Virgin) Churchyard

Pulloxhill §

  • Pulloxhill (St. James) Churchyard

Ravensden §

  • Ravensden (All Saints) Church

Renhold §

  • Bedford Cemetery and Crematorium Norse Road, Renhold
  • Renhold (All Saints) Churchyard


  • Ridgmont (All Saints) Old Churchyard
  • Ridgemont Independent Baptist burial ground §

Riseley §

  • Riseley (*All Saints) Churchyard

Roxton §

  • Roxton, Congregational Church
  • Roxton (St. Mary Magdalene) Churchyard

Salford §

  • Salford, (St. Mary the Virgin) Churchyard
  • St. Mary the Virgin Church

Sandy §

  • Sandy Cemetery
  • Sandy, (St. Swithin) Churchyard


  • Sharnbrook (St. Peter) Churchyard

Shefford Methodist & Baptist Burial Grounds §

Shelton §

  • Shelton (St. Mary the Virgin) Church

Shillington §

  • Shillington (All Saints) Churchyard

Silsoe §

  • Silsoe (St. James) Churchyard

Souldrop §

  • Souldrop (All Saints) Churchyard

Southill §

  • Southill (All Saints) Churchyard

Stagsden §

  • Stagsden (St. Leonard) Churchyard

Stanbridge §

  • Stanbridge (St. John The Baptist) Churchyard

Staploe §

Steppingley §

  • Steppingley (St. Lawrence) Churchyard

Stevington §

  • Stevington (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard


  • Stopsley (St. Thomas) Churchyard
  • The Vale Stopsley

Stotfold §

  • Stotfold Cemetery
  • Stotfold (St. Mary the Virgin) Churchyard

Streatley §

  • Streatley(St. Margaret's) Church

Studham §

  • Studham (St. Mary) Churchyard

Sundon §

  • Sundon (St. Mary) Churchyard

Sutton §

  • Sutton (All Saints) Churchyard

Swineshead §

  • Swineshead (St. Nicholas) Churchyard

Tempsford §

  • Tempsford (St. Peter) Churchyard
  • Tempsford Village Cemetery


  • Thurleigh (St. Peters) Church Cemetery High Street


  • Tilbrook (All Saints) Churchyard

Tilsworth §

  • Tilsworth (All Saints) Churchyard

Tingrith §

  • Tingrith (St. Nicholas) Churchyard

Toddington §

  • Toddington Cemetery Station Road
  • Toddington (St. George of England) Churchyard Church Square

Totternhoe §

  • Totternhoe (St Giles of Provence) Church

Turvey §

  • Turvey (All Saints) Churchyard
  • Turvey Cemetery
  • Turvey Independent Church §

Upper Caldecote

  • Upper Caldecote (All Saints) Churchyard

Upper Gravenhurst §

  • Upper Gravenhurst (St. Giles) Church

Upper Stondon

  • Upper Stondon (All Saints) Churchyard

Westoning §

  • Westoning (St. Mary Magdelene) Church Cemetery

Whipsnade §

Wilden §

  • Wilden (St. Nicholas) Churchyard

Willington §

  • Willington Cemetery
  • Willington (St. Michael) Churchyard

Wilshamstead or Wilstead §

  • Wilshamstead (or Wilstead) (All Saints) Churchyard

Woburn §

  • Woburn Abbey
  • Woburn Avenue Cemetery Also known as: Wolverton Cemetery
  • Woburn Cemetery
  • Woburn (St. Mary) Churchyard

Woburn Sands §

Woburn Sands is south-east of Milton Keynes itself, near Wavendon. The county boundary between Buckinghamshire and Bedfordshire borders the town.'

  • Woburn Sands Quaker Burial Ground §
  • Woburn Sands & Aspley Heath War Memorial Shelton Court, High Street, Woburn Sands
  • Woburn Sands (St Marys Roman Catholic) Cemetery
  • Woburn Sands (St. Michael) Churchyard


  • Woodside (St. Andrew) Churchyard

Wootton §

  • Wootton (St Mary the Virgin) Churchyard
  • Wootton (St Mary) Churchyard and Extension

Wrestlingworth §

  • Wrestlingworth Burial Ground
  • Wrestingworth (St. Peter) Churchyard

Wymington §

  • Wymington (St. Lawrence) Churchyard

Yielden §

  • Yielden (St. Mary the Virgin) Churchyard

References and Sources
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