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POTTERS-BAR, a hamlet, in the parish of South Mimms, union of Barnet, hundred of Edmonton, county of Middlesex, 3 miles (N. N. E.) from Barnet. A district church, dedicated to St. John, was built in 1835, chiefly at the expense of the late G. Byng, Esq.; the living is in the gift of the Bishop of London, and has a net income of £170. There is a place of worship for Baptists.
 
POTTERS-BAR, a hamlet, in the parish of South Mimms, union of Barnet, hundred of Edmonton, county of Middlesex, 3 miles (N. N. E.) from Barnet. A district church, dedicated to St. John, was built in 1835, chiefly at the expense of the late G. Byng, Esq.; the living is in the gift of the Bishop of London, and has a net income of £170. There is a place of worship for Baptists.
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis &nbsp;(1848), pp. 602-605. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51221 Date accessed: 03 May 2010.<br>
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1. Samuel Lewis, ed. ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' 602-605. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51221| here], (accessed: 03 May 2010).
  
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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==== Church records  ====
  
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To find the names of the neighboring 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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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]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
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Revision as of 22:06, 1 June 2010

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Parish History

POTTERS-BAR, a hamlet, in the parish of South Mimms, union of Barnet, hundred of Edmonton, county of Middlesex, 3 miles (N. N. E.) from Barnet. A district church, dedicated to St. John, was built in 1835, chiefly at the expense of the late G. Byng, Esq.; the living is in the gift of the Bishop of London, and has a net income of £170. There is a place of worship for Baptists.

1. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 602-605. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 03 May 2010).

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

To find the names of the neighboring 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

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

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

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.