West Holloway St David, Middlesex Genealogy

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West Holloway St David

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

Parish History

West Holloway St David, Middlesex. ISLINGTON, a metropolitan suburb, a parish, and a district in Middlesex. The suburb stands on the underground rivers Fleet and Walbrook, on the New river, on the Regent's canal, and on the North London and Great Northern railways, 2 miles NNW of St. Pauls; and has stations with telegraphs on the railways, the head post office of London N. The parish is ecclesiastically divided into twenty-two charges with defined limits, and six with undefined limits. One of the twenty-two defined is St. David.[1]

Additional information:

St David West Holloway was a lately-built district church which was one of numerous such buildings to be erected from 1835 to 1895 to help ease the rapid population growth in this civil parish (St Mary Islington). St David was built in the year 1869.


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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West Holloway in Islington on GENUKI


  1. John M. Wilson, 'Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72). Adapted. Date accessed: 23 January 2014.