Harlesden All Souls, Middlesex Genealogy

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Harlesden All Souls

Guide to Harlesden All Souls, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History

HARLESDEN, a hamlet in Willesden parish, Middlesex; adjacent to the forkings of the railway from London to Kilburn, to Watford, and to Brentford, 1 mile S of Millesden, and 1¼ WNW of Kensal-Green. It has a station on the railway, and a post-office, of the name of Harlesden-Green, under Willesden, London NW.[1]

Harlesden All Houls was a district church built in 1875 to accommodate the burgeoning population in that segment of the civil parish of Willesden where it lies. A sister church was later built in 1915 called St Mark Harlesden.


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

findmypast[2] has digitised baptisms

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

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



  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72.Adapted. Date accessed: 9 January 2014.
  2. 'Middlesex baptism records coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 29 September 2012.