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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
FINCHLEY St. Mary, the ancient parish, has its origins from at least the 13th century; by the 19th century was in the poorlaw union of Barnet, Finsbury division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, and was 7 miles northwest of London.<ref>1. Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' 235-238. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50963| here], (accessed: 21 April 2010).</ref> Chapels for Independents (Congregationalists) and Wesleyans have also been built.<ref>'Finchley: Churches', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 6: Friern Barnet, Finchley, Hornsey with Highgate (1980), pp. 82-86. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22508 Date accessed: 13 February 2012</ref>  
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FINCHLEY St. Mary, the ancient parish, has its origins from at least the 13th century; by the 19th century was in the poorlaw union of Barnet, Finsbury division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, and was 7 miles northwest of London.<ref>1. Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' 235-238. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50963| here], (accessed: 21 April 2010).</ref>&nbsp; Chapels also were built at Whetstone St John the Apostle (1836), in East Finchley (Holy Trinity in 1846), St Paul's Long Lane (1886)&nbsp;and All Saints, Durham Rd (1891),&nbsp;North Finchley (Christ Church in 1872).
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Chapels for Independents (Congregationalists) - one in 1815&nbsp;and one in 1865;&nbsp;and Wesleyans have also been built.<ref>'Finchley: Churches', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 6: Friern Barnet, Finchley, Hornsey with Highgate (1980), pp. 82-86. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22508 Date accessed: 13 February 2012</ref>
  
 
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Parish History

FINCHLEY St. Mary, the ancient parish, has its origins from at least the 13th century; by the 19th century was in the poorlaw union of Barnet, Finsbury division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, and was 7 miles northwest of London.[1]  Chapels also were built at Whetstone St John the Apostle (1836), in East Finchley (Holy Trinity in 1846), St Paul's Long Lane (1886) and All Saints, Durham Rd (1891), North Finchley (Christ Church in 1872).

Chapels for Independents (Congregationalists) - one in 1815 and one in 1865; and Wesleyans have also been built.[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

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, nonconformist 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.

Poor Law Unions

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Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

Reference

  1. 1. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 235-238. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 21 April 2010).
  2. 'Finchley: Churches', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 6: Friern Barnet, Finchley, Hornsey with Highgate (1980), pp. 82-86. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22508 Date accessed: 13 February 2012