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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[London Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]] [[Ashford,_Middlesex|Ashford]]''
 
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex]]  
 
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
ASHFORD (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Staines, hundred of Spelthorne, county of Middlesex, 4 miles (N. E. by N.) from Chertsey; containing 524 inhabitants. It comprises 1378a. 3r. 14p., of which the greater portion is arable, and about 100 acres meadow and pasture; the surface is generally flat, and the soil a gravel resting on blue clay. The surrounding scenery is pleasing, and enlivened by several handsome residences. The living is annexed to the vicarage of Staines; impropriator, J. Irviug, Esq. The great tithes were commuted in 1809 for land and a money payment, under an inclosure act; and the vicarial tithes have since been commuted for £100: there is a glebe of 26½ acres. The church is a small edifice, built in 1796, at the expense of the principal inhabitants. A Sunday school is endowed with the interest of £438, three and a half per cent.<br>
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'ASHFORD (St. Michael), '''a parish''', in the union of Staines, hundred of Spelthorne, county of Middlesex, 4 miles (Northeast by North) from Chertsey. It was&nbsp;built by&nbsp;the year&nbsp;1696.'<ref>Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' 85-88. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50763| here], (accessed: 02 April 2010).</ref><br>  
  
From:&nbsp;''A Topographical Dictionary of England ''(1848), pp. 85-88. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50763 Date accessed: 02 April 2010.  
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The ''Victoria County History'' of Ashford (1911) is available [http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22201 online]. It includes a history of land ownership, the manor, church, advowson, and charities.<ref>'Spelthorne Hundred: Ashford', ''A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 2: General; Ashford, East Bedfont with Hatton, Feltham, Hampton with Hampton Wick, Hanworth, Laleham, Littleton'' (1911), pp. 306-309. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22201 Date accessed: 25 March 2012.</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1699-1710<br>1760-1876
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://britishorigins.com/ BritishOrigins]<ref>[http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-MDXbapt.aspx 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,'] ''British Origins,'' accessed 16 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1629-1836
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast]<ref name="bmi">[http://web.archive.org/web/20110108163855/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-MDX.aspx 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,'] ''Origins.net,'' accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, ''A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index'' (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). {{FHL|682509|item|disp=FHL Book 942 K22L 1994}}</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/marriages FindMyPast]<ref name="west">[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#westMiddlesexMarriages 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,'] ''FindMyPast,'' accessed 8 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1629, 1639
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm.aspx BritishOrigins]<ref>[http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm-supp.aspx 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,'] ''British Origins,'' accessed 12 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.archive.org/stream/middlesexparrish04phil#page/n110/mode/1up InternetArchive]<ref name="phil">W.P.W. Phillimore, ''Middlesex Parish Registers. Marriages, Vol. IV.'' (London: Phillimore &amp;amp;amp;amp; Co., Ltd., 1912). Digitised by [http://www.archive.org/details/middlesexparrish04phil Internet Archive].</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ TheGenealogist]<ref name="genealogist">[http://www.thegenealogist.co.uk/ 'Middlesex Parish Record Transcripts,'] ''The Genealogist,'' accessed 10 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.familyrelatives.com/search/search_parishrecords_indi.php?co=Middlesex FamilyRelatives]<ref>[http://www.familyrelatives.com/information/info_detail.php?id=67 'Middlesex Parish registers collection 1538 on Familyrelatives.com,'] ''Family Relatives,'' accessed 12 March 2012. Derived from Phillimore Marriage Indexes.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/ Joiner]<ref>[http://joinermarriageindex.co.uk/marriage-records/Middlesex/ 'Search Marriage Records in Middlesex,'] ''The Joiner Marriage Index,'' accessed 20 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.freereg.org.uk/index.shtml FreeReg]<ref name="freereg">[http://www.freereg.org.uk/parishes/mdx/london.shtml#1 Middlesex and London Coverage], ''FreeReg,'' accessed 6 November 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Ancestry]<ref name="pallot">''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes'' (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). {{FHL|293148|item|disp=FHL British Book 942 V25pm}}</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-surreymarr.aspx BritishOrigins]<ref>[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-surreymarr-mdx.aspx 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,'] ''British Origins,'' accessed 17 September 2012.</ref>
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.
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==== Census and Inhabitants Lists  ====
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{{British Census|438825}}<br>
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===== 1666 Hearth Tax  =====
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*[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118818 Hearth Tax: Middlesex 1666: Ashford] at [http://british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online] - free.
  
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==== Manor records  ====
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Ashford Manor records survive from the 1200s to the 1900s. The [http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/mdr/searches/detail.asp?SubjectID=170999&CountyID=341&FirstDate=&LastDate=&ParishName=&MDKeyword= Manorial Documents Register] serves as a guide to these records and where they are stored.  
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Rutland Probate Records|Rutland Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Middlesex Probate Records|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.
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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.&lt;br&gt;
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.  
  
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851] <br>*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851] <br>  
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
 
== Web sites  ==
 
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[[Category:England]] [[Category:Middlesex]]
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== Bibliography  ==
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Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Wilson, John M.(1870-72)
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== References  ==
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[[Category:Middlesex]] [[Category:London]]

Revision as of 19:04, 9 November 2012

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Parish History

'ASHFORD (St. Michael), a parish, in the union of Staines, hundred of Spelthorne, county of Middlesex, 4 miles (Northeast by North) from Chertsey. It was built by the year 1696.'[1]

The Victoria County History of Ashford (1911) is available online. It includes a history of land ownership, the manor, church, advowson, and charities.[2]

Resources

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

Online Ashford Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1699
1696
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Indexes 1699-1710
1760-1876
BritishOrigins[3] 1629-1836 FindMyPast[4]
1629-1837 FindMyPast[5]
1629, 1639 BritishOrigins[6]
1696-1812 InternetArchive[7]
1696-1812 TheGenealogist[8]
1696-1812 FamilyRelatives[9]
1696-1812 Joiner[10]
1696-1812 FreeReg[11]
    1790-1812 Ancestry[12]    
1813-1837 BritishOrigins[13]

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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

Census and Inhabitants Lists

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


Manor records

Ashford Manor records survive from the 1200s to the 1900s. The Manorial Documents Register serves as a guide to these records and where they are stored.

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

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

Web sites

Contributor: add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

Bibliography

Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Wilson, John M.(1870-72)

References

  1. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 85-88. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 02 April 2010).
  2. 'Spelthorne Hundred: Ashford', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 2: General; Ashford, East Bedfont with Hatton, Feltham, Hampton with Hampton Wick, Hanworth, Laleham, Littleton (1911), pp. 306-309. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22201 Date accessed: 25 March 2012.
  3. 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,' British Origins, accessed 16 March 2012.
  4. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  5. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' FindMyPast, accessed 8 March 2012.
  6. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  7. W.P.W. Phillimore, Middlesex Parish Registers. Marriages, Vol. IV. (London: Phillimore &amp;amp;amp; Co., Ltd., 1912). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  8. 'Middlesex Parish Record Transcripts,' The Genealogist, accessed 10 March 2012.
  9. 'Middlesex Parish registers collection 1538 on Familyrelatives.com,' Family Relatives, accessed 12 March 2012. Derived from Phillimore Marriage Indexes.
  10. 'Search Marriage Records in Middlesex,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 20 March 2012.
  11. Middlesex and London Coverage, FreeReg, accessed 6 November 2012.
  12. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  13. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 17 September 2012.