Holborn St George the Martyr, Middlesex Genealogy

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Holborn St George the Martyr

Guide to Holborn St George the Marter, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Holborn St George the Martyr, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Holborn Division)
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Holborn
Registration District Holborn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1706
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of London
Location of Archive
Middlesex Record Office

Parish History

St George the Martyr Holborn, sometimes called St George the Martyr, was created in the year 1706. It lies partially in the civil parish of St Andrew Holborn, and partially in the West London (City of) Division. It is one of the very few parishes which is considered to be part of the City of London proper, and yet a fair-sized portion lies just outside of London's City walls and in the old Middlesex County. See also London St Andrew Holborn and St Sepulchre parishes.[1]

HOLBORN, a part of the metropolis, a parish, and a district in Middlesex. It contains the rest of the ecclesiastical St. Andrew-Holborn above the Bars, the parish of St. George-the-Martyr, and the township of Lincoln 's Inn.[2]


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

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Maps and Gazetteers

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Holborn on GENUKI

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  1. James Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitized by Google Books.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 29 October 2013.