Kensington St Mary Abbots, Middlesex Genealogy
For List of additional churches and chapels associated with this civil parish, see A List of District Churches and Chapels Lying Within St Mary Abbots Kensington Parish.
Kensington St. Mary , was an ancient parish, and the head of a union, in the Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, 2 miles west by south of London. Here is a Comprehensive List of Churches and Chapels in St Marry Abbots Kensington Parish.
Chapels of worship were built for Roman Catholics, Baptists and Independents. In addition, the Kensal-Green Cemetery was created in 1833 which included 15 acres for the interment of dissenters (Nonconformists). See also Brompton.
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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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.
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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.
Poor Law Unions
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Maps and Gazetteers
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- Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 652-659. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 28 April 2010).
- London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Saint Mary Abbots Church, Kensington in Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
- London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary Abbots Church, Kensington in Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Partially indexed.
- London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary Abbots Church, Kensington in Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Partially indexed.
- London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Saint Mary Abbots Church, Kensington in Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Partially indexed.
- F.N. Macnamara and A. Story-Maskelyne, The Parish Register of Kensington, Co. Middlesex, from A.D. 1539 to A.D. 1675 (London, 1890). Digital versions at Internet Archives; Internet Archives (another copy).
- "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net, accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
- "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.