Hornsey St Mary, Middlesex Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Parishes Gotoarrow.png London Gotoarrow.png London Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Hornsey St Mary

Church records

Online Hornsey St Mary Parish Register Images and Indexes
1653-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1906 Ancestry[2] 1813-1890 Ancestry[3]
Indexes 1653-1666 BritishOrigins[4] 1650-1812 FindMyPast[5]
1701-1812 BritishOrigins[6]
    1780-1837 Ancestry[7]    

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.

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.

Census and Inhabitants Lists

1666 Hearth Tax

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

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Parish History

'HORNSEY, a metropolitan suburb, a parish, and a sub-district, in Edmonton district, Middlesex, 5½ miles north by northwest of St. Paul's Cathedral, London. At Domesday it was known as Haringe, or later, as Harringay.

'See also Crouch-End, Fortis-Green, Muswell-Hill, StroudGreen, and part of Highgate--each with chapels attached to them.' Here's a A Comprehensive List of Chapels in Pre-1900 Hornsey St Mary.

'Also built here, was an Independent chapel.'[8]

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites


  1. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary, Hornsey in Haringey Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  2. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Hornsey St Mary in Haringey Borough. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Hornsey St Mary in Haringey Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,' British Origins, accessed 16 March 2012.
  5. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  6. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  8. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (Edinburgh: A, Fullerton and Co., 1870). Online here.