Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire Genealogy

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Abbots Langley

Guide to Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Abbots Langley, Hertfordshire
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Cashio
County Hertfordshire
Poor Law Union Watford
Registration District Watford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1570
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Watford
Diocese Pre-1845 - London; Post-1844 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of St Albans
Location of Archive
Hertfordshire Record Office

Parish History

Abbots-Langley, is a parish and a subdistrict in Watford district, Hertfordshire. It is on the Grand junction canal and 1 mile SE of King's Langley railway station. There are Independent and Wesleyan chapels in this parish.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Abbots Langley parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS = FamilySearch - free
FREG = FreeREG - free
HERT = Hertfordshire Names Online - free (click on "Search Hertfordshire Names Online")
FMP = Hertfordshire Baptisms, Marriages, Burials (FindMyPast) - ($)
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[2]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Abbots Langley Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
HERT

1538-1922
1827-1933
FMP 1538-1910
1538-1928
1538-1988
JOIN

1538-1837


BOYD

1538-1850


NBI



1538-1939
IGI



FS Catalog PRs


FS Catalog BTs


Langleybury parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Langleybury Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
HERT

1538-1922
1827-1933
FMP 1538-1910
1538-1928
1538-1988
IGI



FS Catalog PRs
1864-1961
1864-1961
1864-1961
FS Catalog BTs
1882
1882
1882

Leavesden parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

Leavesden Online Parish Records
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
FS 1538-1975
1538-1973
1538-1991
FREG 1538-1900s
1538-1900s
1538-1900s
HERT

1538-1922
1827-1933
FMP 1538-1910
1538-1928
1538-1988
IGI



FS Catalog PRs
1853-1931
1853-1931
1853-1931
FS Catalog BTs
1854-1887
1854-1887
1854-1887


To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

Records are also available at the Hertfordshire Archives and Local Studies.

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Hertfordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

References

  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870. Adapted. Date accessed: 11 January 2014.
  2. ArcherSoftware.co.uk