Twickenham Common, Middlesex Genealogy

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Twickenham Common

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

Parish History

TWICKENHAM, a village and aparish in Brentford district, Middlesex. The village stands on the river Thames, and on the London and Windsor railway, 1 mile SW of Richmond; was anciently called Twitnam and Twittnaham. There are two churches, three dissenting chapels. The parish contains also The-Green, Whitton village, and a new suburb of Richmond.[1]

Additional information:

Holy Trinity Church [Old] Twickenham Common, which is now known as "The Green" is situated on Twickenham Green, at the heart of the St Mary's ancient parish. It was established by the year 1841 and lay within the civil parish boundaries of St Mary's Twickenham.


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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Twickenham on GENUKI


  1. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 25 January 2014.