Ashford, Middlesex Genealogy

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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]


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

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.

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Census records

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

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Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

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Bibliography

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

Reference

  1. 1. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 85-88. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 02 April 2010).