Brompton, Middlesex Genealogy
BROMPTON, a hamlet with two chapelries, lying in the parish of Kensington, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex. A chapel of ease was erected in 1769; and a district church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, for Old and New Brompton, and Little Chelsea, was built by 1829. The Independents have a chapel in the parish as well. The Hospital for Consumption was built by Prince Albert, in June, 1844. One of the county debt-courts established in 1847 is located in Brompton. WIthin this parish also is found the fairly extensive Brompton Cemetery (with a chapel).
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.
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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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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