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''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Little_Stanmore,_Middlesex|Little Stanmore]]''
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
STANMORE, LITTLE (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Hendon, hundred of Gore, county of Middlesex, ½ a mile (N. W.) from Edgware; containing 830 inhabitants. The living is a perpetual curacy, in the gift of the Armstrong family: the great tithes have been commuted for £36. 10., and the incumbent's for £415. The church, situated half a mile from the village, was rebuilt, with the exception of the tower, about 1715, by the Duke of Chandos, whose splendid mansion of Canons was in the parish. The internal decorations were completed in 1720. The ceiling and walls were painted by Laguerre. On one side of the altar is a painting of the Nativity, and on the other a Dead Christ; behind it is a recess for the organ, supported by columns of the Corinthian order, and in the back ground are paintings of Moses receiving the Law, and Christ preaching. Handel, who resided at Canons as chapel-master, is said to have composed his sacred drama of Esther for the consecration of Stanmore church; the anthems used in it were composed by him, and the morning and evening services by Pepusch. On September 25th, 1790, a grand miscellaneous concert of sacred music, selected from Handel's works, was performed to his honour in the church. A vault was constructed on the north side of the chancel by the Duke of Chandos, for the interment of his family; and in a large chamber over it is a monument to his ancestor, James, first duke. The free grammar school was established and endowed by Sir Lancelot Lake, in 1656; the income is £50 per annum. Almshouses for seven persons were founded in 1640 by Dame Mary Lake, having an endowment of about £45 per annum.—See Edgware.  
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'Stanmore, Little St. Lawrence [1558], '''a parish''', in the union of Hendon, hundred of Gore, county of Middlesex, ½ a mile northwest of Edgware.  
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 183-186. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51297 Date accessed: 22 April 2010.  
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'Handel, who resided at Canons as chapel-master, is said to have composed his sacred drama of Esther for the consecration of Stanmore church; the anthems used in it were composed by him, and the morning and evening services by Pepusch. On September 25th, 1790, a grand miscellaneous concert of sacred music, selected from Handel's works, was performed to his honour in the church.—See [[Edgware|Edgware]].' <ref>Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' 183-186. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51297| here], (accessed: 17 May 2010).</ref>
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="20" | <center><font size="+1">'''Online Little Stanmore Parish Register Images and Indexes'''</font></center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" | &nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Burials'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1558</center>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1558</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1558</center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" rowspan="2" | '''Images'''
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1558-1812 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref name="anc">[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($). Described as St Lawrence, Little Stanmore in Harrow Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1906
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Little Stanmore in Harrow Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1754-1921
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 Ancestry]<ref name="ancm">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Little Stanmore in Harrow Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1963
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Little Stanmore in Harrow Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" rowspan="8" colspan="2" | '''Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1559-1840
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://britishorigins.com/ BritishOrigins]<ref>[http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-MDXbapt.aspx 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,'] ''British Origins,'' accessed 16 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1630-1639
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/marriages FindMyPast]<ref name="west">[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#westMiddlesexMarriages 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,'] ''Find My Past,'' accessed 8 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | Unknown
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/baptisms?tab=1 FindMyPast]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/cms/fmp/pdf/middlesex-baptism-records-coverage.pdf 'Middlesex baptism records coverage,'] ''Find My Past,'' accessed 29 September 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1837
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm.aspx BritishOrigins]<ref>[http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm-supp.aspx 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,'] ''British Origins,'' accessed 12 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1837
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-surreymarr.aspx BritishOrigins]<ref>[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-surreymarr-mdx.aspx 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,'] ''British Origins,'' accessed 17 September 2012.</ref>
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==== Census records  ====
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<br> To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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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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.
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==== Census and Inhabitants Lists  ====
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{{British Census|438774}}<br>
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===== 1666 Hearth Tax  =====
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*[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118872 Hearth Tax: Middlesex 1666: Little Stanmore] at [http://british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online] - free.
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==== Probate 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|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Middlesex Probate Records|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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==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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== References  ==
  
[[Category:England]] [[Category:Middlesex]]
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{{Reflist}}
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[[Category:Middlesex]]

Revision as of 20:25, 12 November 2012

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Parish History

'Stanmore, Little St. Lawrence [1558], a parish, in the union of Hendon, hundred of Gore, county of Middlesex, ½ a mile northwest of Edgware.

'Handel, who resided at Canons as chapel-master, is said to have composed his sacred drama of Esther for the consecration of Stanmore church; the anthems used in it were composed by him, and the morning and evening services by Pepusch. On September 25th, 1790, a grand miscellaneous concert of sacred music, selected from Handel's works, was performed to his honour in the church.—See Edgware.' [1]

Resources

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 Little Stanmore Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1558
1558
1558
Images
1558-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1906 Ancestry[3] 1754-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1963 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1559-1840 BritishOrigins[6] 1630-1639 FindMyPast[7]
Unknown FindMyPast[8] 1813-1837 BritishOrigins[9]
1813-1837 BritishOrigins[10]


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 and Inhabitants Lists

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


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.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

 

References

  1. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 183-186. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 17 May 2010).
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Lawrence, Little Stanmore in Harrow Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Little Stanmore in Harrow Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Little Stanmore in Harrow Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Little Stanmore in Harrow Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,' British Origins, accessed 16 March 2012.
  7. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  8. 'Middlesex baptism records coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 29 September 2012.
  9. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  10. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 17 September 2012.