Hounslow, Middlesex Genealogy

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

Hounslow, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Isleworth
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Brentford
Registration District Brentford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1708
Bishop's Transcripts: 1836
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex
Location of Archive
Middlesex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HOUNSLOW, a district chapelry, and formerly a market-town, partly in the parish of Isleworth, but chiefly in that of Heston, union of Brentford, hundred of Isleworth, county of Middlesex, 9½ miles WSW from London. The ancient chapel of the priory, which, after the Reformation, was used as a chapel of ease to Heston, was taken down, and the erection of a new church on its site was completed in December 1829. There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.[1]

HOUNSLOW Holy Trinity, was created a district chapelry [by 1708], and was formerly a market-town, lying partly in the Parish of Isleworth, but mostly in the Parish of Heston, union of Brentford, hundred of Isleworth, County of Middlesex, 9½ miles west by southwest of London. The ancient priory chapel was, after the Reformation, used as a chapel of ease to Heston. A new chapel was built on its site, and was completed in December 1829.

  • Holy Trinity - 1708
  • St Dunstan & Holy Angels - 1882
  • St George’s Barrack Chapel -
  • St Paul, Hounslow Heath - 1873

findmypast[2] has digitised Hounslow St Paul baptisms

  • St Richard of Chichester, Forge Lane -
  • St Stephen - 1877

There are places of worship for Independents and Wesleyans.[3]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Online Hounslow Holy Trinity Parish Register Images and Indexes
1708-1742 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[4]
1866-1906 Ancestry[5] 1874-1921 Ancestry[6] 1875-1920 Ancestry[7]
Indexes 1708-1742 findmypast[8] 1708-1812 InternetArchive[9]
1708-1753 findmypast[10]
1708-1812 TheGenealogist[11]
1708-1812 FamilyRelatives[12]
1709-1812 Joiner[13]
    1780-1837 Ancestry[14]    
1836-1837 findmypast[15]

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.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census and Inhabitants Lists[edit | edit source]

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.

1666 Hearth Tax[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Hounslow on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 562-566. Adapted. Date accessed 5 February 2014.
  2. 'Middlesex baptism records coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 29 September 2012.
  3. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 562-566. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 28 April 2010).
  4. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812at Ancestry (£). Described as Holy Trinity in Hounslow Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906at Ancestry (£). Described as Hounslow Holy Trinity in Hounslow Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921at Ancestry (£). Described as Hounslow Holy Trinity in Hounslow Borough. Partially indexed.
  7. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980at Ancestry (£). Described as Hounslow Holy Trinity in Hounslow Borough. Partially indexed.
  8. 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 16 March 2012.
  9. W.P.W. Phillimore, Middlesex Parish Registers. Marriages, Vol. IV. (London: Phillimore & Co., Ltd., 1912). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  10. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  11. 'Middlesex Parish Record Transcripts,' The Genealogist, accessed 10 March 2012.
  12. 'Middlesex Parish registers collection 1538 on Familyrelatives.com,' Family Relatives, accessed 12 March 2012. Derived from Phillimore Marriage Indexes.
  13. 'Search Marriage Records in Middlesex,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 20 March 2012.
  14. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  15. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.