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Biscot, Bedfordshire

Historical Description

Biscott, a separate ecclesiastical district in Luton parish, Beds, 3 miles NW of Luton. It was formed in 1866 from the hamlets of Limbury-cum-Biscott and Seagrave. Population of the ecclesiastical district, 1004. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Ely; net yearly value, £122 with residence.

Transcribed from The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England & Wales, 1894-5

Church Records

The Bedfordshire and Luton Archives and Records Service (BLARS) hold the registers for Biscot: Baptisms 1866-1962, Marriages 1868-1991, Burials 1870-1973, Banns 1894-1933

Land and Property

The Return of Owners of Land in 1873 for Bedfordshire is available to browse.


Online maps of Biscot are available from a number of sites:

Newspapers and Periodicals

The British Newspaper Archive have fully searchable digitised copies of the following Bedfordshire papers online:

Visitations Heraldic

A full transcript of the Visitations of Bedfordshire 1566, 1582, and 1634 is available online.

Postal districtLU3
Post TownLuton