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=== Parish History  ===
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Potter's Bar, a hamlet, in the '''parish''' of South Mimms, union of Barnet, hundred of Edmonton, County of Middlesex, 3 miles north by northeast of Barnet. A district church, dedicated to St. John, was built here in 1835. The '''Baptists''' by 1848 had built a chapel in this hamlet as well.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51221#s8 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''],  1848. Adapted. Date accessed: Adapted. DAte accessed: 05 February 2014.</ref>  
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Potter's Bar, a hamlet, in the '''parish''' of South Mimms, union of Barnet, hundred of Edmonton, County of Middlesex, 3 miles north by northeast of Barnet. A district church, dedicated to St. John, was built here in 1835. The '''Baptists''' by 1848 had built a chapel in this hamlet as well.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51221#s8 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''],  1848. Adapted. Date accessed: 05 February 2014.</ref>
  
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Latest revision as of 17:16, 20 October 2019

Guide to Potter's Bar, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Potter's Bar, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Edmonton
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Barnet
Registration District Barnet
Records begin
Parish registers: 1835
Bishop's Transcripts: 1835
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
Location of Archive
Middlesex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Potter's Bar, a hamlet, in the parish of South Mimms, union of Barnet, hundred of Edmonton, County of Middlesex, 3 miles north by northeast of Barnet. A district church, dedicated to St. John, was built here in 1835. The Baptists by 1848 had built a chapel in this hamlet as well.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Potter's Bar parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[2]
Potter's Bar Online Parish Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
NBI

1835-1851

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.

Census records[edit | edit source]

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.


Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

Potter's Bar in South Mimms on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848. Adapted. Date accessed: 05 February 2014.
  2. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 12 December 2013.