Willesden St Andrew, Middlesex Genealogy

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Willesden St Andrew

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

Parish History[edit | edit source]

The church of St Andrew the Apostle is on the High Road (at the junction with St Andrew's Road), Willesden, London NW 10. [1]

Willesden St Andrew. The parish is the Willesden Episcopal Area of the Diocese of London. It is a 'Forward in Faith' parish under the episcopal care of the Bishop of Fulham.

The parish covers the area of the London Borough of Brent between Dollis Hill and Willesden Green Stations, on the Jubilee Line, in north west London. The Jubilee (and Metropolitan and Chiltern Lines) divide the parish down the middle, with the church of St Andrew the Apostle on one side and church of St Francis of Assisi on the other.

St Francis church is now the home of the Polish Catholic Community in Willesden Green, served by the Polish Jesuit Fathers from their house on Walm Lane. email contact@willesdengreenparish.org.uk.

St Francis of Assisi. Fleetwood Road, London, NW 10 - St Andrew, High Road, London, NW 10

St Andrew Willesden was a district church built in the year 1880. It lay within the civil parish boundaries of St Mary the Virgin Willesden.

St. Andrew, Willesden is on High Rd. It was formed in 1880 from St. Mary's. The patron is the bishop of London and Crown alternately.[2]

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]

Willesden St Andrew parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

FS PRs = England, Middlesex, Westminster, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (FamilySearch) - free
FS = FamilySearch - free
FMP = Middlesex Baptisms (FindMyPast) - ($)
FMP London = Greater London Marriage and Burial Indexes (FindMyPast) - ($)
ANC 1 = London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 (Ancestry) - ($)
ANC 2 = London, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry) - ($)
ANC Marr = London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 (Ancestry) - ($)
BOYD = England, Boyd's Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) - free
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[3]
FS Catalog PRs = FamilySearch Catalog Parish registers - free
FS Catalog BTs = FamilySearch Catalog Bishop's transcripts - free
Willesden St Andrew Online Parish Records
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FS PRs 1538-1912
FS 1538-1975
FMP 1543-1876

FMP London

ANC 1 1538-1812
ANC 2 1813-1917
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FS Catalog PRs

FS Catalog BTs

To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. 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 Records[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.

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]

Willesden on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Willesden Green Parish Web Site. email contact@willesdengreenparish.org.uk., Date accessed: 29 Oct 2013.
  2. T F T Baker, C R Elrington (Editors), Diane K Bolton, Patricia E C Croot, M A Hicks, A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 7: Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Brentford, West Twyford, Willesden (1982) Adapted. Dated accessed: 21 February 2014
  3. ArcherSoftware.co.uk