Hampstead St Stephen, Middlesex Genealogy

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Hampstead St Stephen

Guide to Hampstead St Stephen, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History

St Stephen’s Rosslyn Hill is a 19th Century French Gothic Church situated on the corner of Pond Street and Rosslyn Hill in the heart of the bustling Belsize Park and Hampstead high streets. This beautiful -commissionedchurch has been lovingly restored after falling into disrepair in the 1980s and is now home to our Pop Up Vintage Fairs in Hampstead. St Stephen Hampstead was a district church, established by the year 1865, and lying within the boundaries of the civil parish of St John Hampstead.[1]


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

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

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 Middlesex Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Poor Law Unions

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Hampstead on GENUKI


  1. Website: St Stephens Hampstead. Adapted: Date accessed: 8 January 2014.