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Wesleyan Church in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire

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JohnDoe Report 18 Jul 2013 17:54

My great-grandfather was baptised in Biggleswade, Bedfordshire...
FamilySearch.Org states "WESLEYAN, BIGGLESWADE CIRCUIT, BEDFORDSHIRE" - Where is this church???


Andrew Report 18 Jul 2013 18:33

A google search is often your best bet for questions like this.


about half way down the page after Nos. 66-68



JohnDoe Report 18 Jul 2013 19:22

But would baptisms, marriages and burials have been held at the Biggleswade Wesleyan Chapel?


Andrew Report 18 Jul 2013 19:56

Yes. Lots of my family baptised and married at a Wesleyan Chapel. You will need to find the Registers in the local record office to check yours.



Reggie Report 18 Jul 2013 22:17

Of course they would...................

You will find it beneficial if you learn to use google to find info..................


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 19 Jul 2013 00:22

Didn't a volunteer archivist (who is also GR member) for the Biggleswade FH society contact you last week off board?????

If you haven't already - check your inbox!


JohnDoe Report 19 Jul 2013 13:52

Ok, now this "REGGIE" guy has a problem with me and my posts (don't know why)...

I did get in touch with one of those contacts at the society but they were expecting money..


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 19 Jul 2013 14:10

OK - didn't realise that.

Added - any fees charged would be for the FHS, not the Archivist.


+++DetEcTive+++ Report 19 Jul 2013 14:19

Reggie does have a good point -

As Andrew posted 'A google search is often your best bet for questions like this'.
That would be how he found the location answer for you.

Sure, you have to experiment with the wording, and may have to plough through a load of dross. The satisfaction of finding your own results is worth the effort ;-)


JohnDoe Report 19 Jul 2013 14:48

Yes, but I am 17... I do go through google and many other sources first.. If I can't find anything, then I ask others for advice.. But Reggie posts in every thread I make an always seems to comment in an offish way as If I am stupid....

I will have to start from Arthur Hill which is my great-great and then go back, but I have started already and am stuck on JAMES HILLS ..


Penny Report 19 Jul 2013 17:02

Reggie says it like it is!
Google is a wonderful aid

WESLEYAN, BIGGLESWADE CIRCUIT, BEDFORDSHIRE googled makes for interesting reading. Prob find out things you'd not even thought of.

Reggies reply is no more offensive that Andrews above it.

archives cost money to run- it isn't unreasonable to charge. Immaterial that you don't expect to/cant afford to!

Right, back to James Hills........