Ickenham, Middlesex Genealogy
"ICKENHAM, a parish in Uxbridge district, Middlesex; between Yedding brook and the river Colne, 2½ miles NE of Uxbridge r. station. It has a post office under Uxbridge. Acres, 1, 400. Real property, £2, 887. Pop., 351. Houses, 69. The property is divided among a few. The manor was anciently called Iykenham; belonged, at one time, to the Shoreditches; and belongs now to T. T. Clarke, Esq. Swakeleys, the seat of Mr. Clarke, is an edifice of 1638, in the Italian style. The living is a rectory in the diocese of London. Value, £382.* Patron, T. T. Clarke, Esq. The church is ancient, but good."¹
"ICKENHAM (St. Giles), a parish, in the union of Uxbridge, hundred of Elthorne, county of Middlesex, 2¾ miles (N. E.) from Uxbridge; containing 396 inhabitants. It comprises by computation 1500 acres, of which more than 1200 are meadow and pasture. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £13. 6. 8.; net income, £382; patron, T. T. Clarke, Esq. The greater portion of the tithes were commuted for land and a money payment, under an act of inclosure, in 1780; and the remainder have recently been commuted for a rentcharge of £40. 2. 7.: the glebe consists of 13 acres. The church is an ancient structure."²
1. The Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales by John Marius Wilson; published 1870. URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp
2. From: 'A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 600-603. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51059 Date accessed: 06 May 2010.
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.
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