Knightsbridge Holy Trinity, Middlesex Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Parishes Gotoarrow.png Knightsbridge Holy Trinity

Parish History

Knightsbridge, a quondam hamlet, now a metropolitan suburb, and three chapelries, [all lying with-]in the City of Westminster parishes of St George Hanover Square, and (probably especially in the parish of) St Margaret Westminster, and in the parish of Kensington, and Chelsea.

Here's a list of chapels all associated with and contiguous to this chapelry (Holy Trinity Knightsbridge):

  • Lazar House or hospital Chapel, (Holy Trinity) Albert Gate - 1595. (later became Holy Trinity Ch. 1861)
  • St Paul Chapel Wilton Plc - 1840 (see also chapelry of St Barnabas Pimlico, in St Geo. Hanover Sq.)
  • All Saints Church - 1849
  • St George's Hospital Grosvenor Place chapel - 1733

By 1870, a Baptist chapel was built in this hamlet.[1]


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

Online Knightsbridge Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1658-1680 FindMyPast[2]
1658-1681 TheGenealogist[3]

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

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  1. John Marius Wilson, “Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales,” (Edinburgh: A, Fullerton & Co., 1870). Online here. Adapted.
  2. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  3. 'London Parish Record Transcripts,' The Genealogist, accessed 12 December 2011.