Greenford, Middlesex Genealogy
Greenford, Great Holy Cross from 1539, a parish, in the union of Brentford, hundred of Elthorne, county of Middlesex, 4½ miles north and east from Hounslow. The Baptists also built a chapel here.
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.
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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.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
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- http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50989 A Topographical Dictionary of England] by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 332-338. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50989 Date accessed: 22 April 2010.
- John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales. Published London: 1870; see: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp