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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
COWLEY (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Uxbridge, hundred of Elthorne, county of Middlesex, 1½ mile (S. by E.) from Uxbridge, near the Great Western railway; containing 392 inhabitants. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £11, and in the gift of J. Hilliard, Esq.: the tithes have been commuted for £197, and the glebe consists of 12 acres, with a glebe-house.  
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'''Cowley St. Lawrence''','''a parish''', in the union of Uxbridge, hundred of Elthorne, county of Middlesex, 1½ mile (S. by E.) from Uxbridge.<ref>1. Samuel Lewis, ed. " Chinley - Chiswick," In ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' 710-713. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50901| here], (accessed: 19 April 2010).</ref>
  
1. Samuel Lewis, ed. " Chinley - Chiswick," In ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' 710-713. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50901| here], (accessed: 19 April 2010).
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COWLEY, or Cowley-Peachy, a parish in Uxbridge district, Middlesex; on the Roman road from Staines to St. Albans, the river Colne, and the Grand Junction canal, at the boundary with Bucks 1 ½ mile S of Uxbridge r. station, and 1½ N of West Drayton. <br>
  
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<br><ref>2. www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)</ref>Return to the Middlesex Parishes C-F page, or return to the Middlesex Church Records page.
  
<br>COWLEY, or Cowley-Peachy, a parish in Uxbridge district, Middlesex; on the Roman road from Staines to St. Albans, the river Colne, and the Grand Junction canal, at the boundary with Bucks 1 ½ mile S of Uxbridge r. station, and 1½ N of West Drayton. It has a post office, of the name of Cowley, under Uxbridge. Acres, 300. Real property, £2, 182. Pop., 371. Houses, 78. The property is divided among a few. The manor belonged anciently to the Pecches; and belongs now to W. E. Hilliard, Esq. The living is a rectory in the diocese of London. Value, £230.* Patron, W. E. Hilliard, Esq. The church has a monument to Booth the tragedian; and is good. Charities, £19.<br>
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== Resources  ==
  
[www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))
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==== Civil Registration  ====
  
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
  
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==== Church records  ====
  
Return to the Middlesex Parishes C-F page, or return to the Middlesex Church Records page.
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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.  
  
== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
 
==== Church records  ====
 
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.
 
  
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 records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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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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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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
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Revision as of 17:44, 10 February 2012

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Parish History

Cowley St. Lawrence,a parish, in the union of Uxbridge, hundred of Elthorne, county of Middlesex, 1½ mile (S. by E.) from Uxbridge.[1]

Another quote:

COWLEY, or Cowley-Peachy, a parish in Uxbridge district, Middlesex; on the Roman road from Staines to St. Albans, the river Colne, and the Grand Junction canal, at the boundary with Bucks 1 ½ mile S of Uxbridge r. station, and 1½ N of West Drayton.


[2]Return to the Middlesex Parishes C-F page, or return to the Middlesex Church Records page.

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.

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 records

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

[www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72))


Web sites

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

Reference

  1. 1. Samuel Lewis, ed. " Chinley - Chiswick," In A Topographical Dictionary of England 710-713. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 19 April 2010).
  2. 2. www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72)