Middlesex Church Records

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Middlesex Church Records


Historical Background of London's Parishes 

Click here to read a description of any of the parishes in the old County of Middlesex as well as London City's environs in James Elmes', Topographical Dictionary of London (published in 1831). Each parish is listed under the name of the patron saint to which it was dedicated, i.e. St George Hanover Square, will be listed under the "G" section under "George (St.) Hanover Sq", or, St Luke Finsbury will be listed under the "F" section under "Finsbury", and St Andrew Holborn, under the "H" section under "Holborn".

Click here to read a description of the County of Middlesex from John Marius Wilson's Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (published in 1870-72). 

Parishes

Click on parishes by the name of patron saint to which it was dedicated. Here is a List of London City Parishes and their complete names.

Here is a list of all City of London parishes. Click on the beginning letter to the parish of interest, to find further information the particular one of your ancestor's residence or parish of birth, marriage or burial. For example, if you are interested in


 A-B  C-F  G-H  I-L  M-R  S  T-Z

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Resources

Census Records

England and Wales census records for all available years--including the 1911 census are indexed and imaged on the findmypast.co.uk website, which is accessed for a per-use fee. Census records for 1841 through 1901 are indexed and imaged on both the The Genealogist and http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry.com] websites, which are accessed by subscription fee or may be available for free at libraries near you. All three websites are available to patrons at no cost at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, and at some Regional Family History Centers in Los Angeles, Provo, UT, Maryland, New York City, and London.

The City of London Family History Society has created surname indexes to the 1851 and 1891 censuses. The indexes are available at the Family History Library.

Church Records

Dale Abbey was originally a private peculiar owned by the Stanhope family. It was annexed to the parish of Stanton by Dale in the 1960s. The church is dedicated to All Saints and records date from 1667. The parish registers and chest records are deposited at the Derbyshire Record Office in Matlock.

Records in the Collection of the Family History Library

The parish registers are not available on microfilm at the library, but marriages for 1667-1813 have been published in Phillimore's parish register series. The earliest general register for 1667-1731 has also been transcribed and published by the Derbyshire Archaeological Society in volume 22 of their publications.  

Civil Registration

From 1837 until 1938, Dale Abbey was in the Stapleford sub-district of the Shardlow registration district.  For information on obtaining birth, marriage and death certificates from 1837 to the present, see the Wiki article on England Civil Registration.

Probate Jurisdiction

Dale Abbey had a manorial court with peculiar probate jursidiction over the estates of persons who resided there.

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Neighboring Parishes

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Records

Census

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Church Records

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Cemetery Records

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Civil Registration

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Probate Records

For details about the probate records for this parish, click here.

Maps and Gazetteers

England Jurisdictions 1851 maps are based on multiple sources produced about 1851. Parish boundaries, contiguous parishes, civil registration districts and more are in this Web site. Go here to find a map for Pilton.

Web Sites

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See also links to sources for Dale Abbey at GENUKI.org.uk.



1. Find the place where your ancestor lived in the first column.
2. Click on the court name in the second column to learn where to find the records and indexes.
3. Click on each name of the court in the third column if the record isn't found in the first court.
4. Search last the Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury.

If no will is found, your ancestor may not have left one.


Here is a list of Middlesex parishes beginning with the letter S and the pre-1858 courts that had probate jurisdiction over them. For other parishes, click on the link for the letter a parish name begins with:

 A-B  C-F  G-H  I-L  M-R  S  T-Z


PARISH PRIMARY COURT SECONDARY COURTS - IN SEARCH ORDER
Acton Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Ashford Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Middlesex Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Barnet, Friern Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
Bedfont Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Middlesex Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bethnal Green St Matthew Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St Andrew Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St Bartholomew Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St James the Great Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St James the Less Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St John Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St Jude Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St Matthias Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St Peter Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St Philip Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St Simon Zelotes Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bethnal Green St Thomas Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Bloomsbury St George Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Brentford, New Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Middlesex Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Brentford, Old Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Middlesex Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Bridewell Search the courts of the surrounding parishes .
Bromley Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division) 2 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Brompton Holy Trinity Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Middlesex Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)

Brompton, West St Mary Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Middlesex Division) 2 - Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)

3 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)