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''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Staines, Middlesex|Staines]]''
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
"STAINES (St. Mary), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Spelthorne, county of Middlesex, 10 miles (W. S. W.) from Brentford, and 17 (W. S. W.) from London; containing 2487 inhabitants. This place has by some been thought to derive its name from a Roman milliarium, said to have been fixed here; and the traces of a Roman road pointing towards Staines bridge, mentioned by Dr. Stukeley, who also describes the town as having been surrounded by a ditch, may strengthen this conjecture. But the more general opinion is, that its appellation is derived from a stone which, standing on the bank of the Thames near it, marks the extent of the jurisdiction of the lord mayor of London, as conservator of the river; the stone bears date 1285, and was raised upon a pedestal, erected on the spot where it originally stood, in 1781. In 1009, an army of Danes, after having burned the city of Oxford, learning that troops were on the march from London in pursuit of them, retreated to their ships, and crossed the river at this place. Duncroft House, in which King John is said to have slept the night after he had signed Magna Charta on the neighbouring plain of Runymede, is in the parish. A forest anciently extended from Staines to Hounslow, but part of it has been inclosed. The town, which has been much improved of late, consists principally of one wide street, containing several good houses, terminating at the river. Here was formerly an iron bridge of one arch; but this being considered unsafe, a handsome stone bridge was opened in 1832, and a new street in a line with it. The town is lighted with gas from works situated on the opposite bank of the river, on the road to Egham. A building was erected near the bridge in 1835, for a literary and scientific institution. The market is on Friday; the market-house is a small edifice surmounted by a spire. There are fairs on May 11th and September 19th. The parish comprises 1822a. 2r. 21p., of which about 700 acres are arable, 600 meadow and pasture, and 454 common or waste. The living is a vicarage, with the livings of Laleham and Ashford annexed, valued in the king's books at £12. 3. 4., and in the patronage of the Crown; net income, £425; impropriators, the family of Coussmaker. Attached to the vicarage are 59 acres of glebe in this parish, 16 in Laleham, and 26 in Ashford. The church is a neat structure, consisting of a nave, chancel, and north and south aisles, rebuilt in 1828, and a square embattled tower of brick, erected by Inigo Jones in 1631, and in 1829 raised twelve feet and surmounted with a battlement of stone crowned by pinnacles. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, and Independents. The poor-law union of Staines comprises thirteen parishes or places."
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'STAINES (St. Mary), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Spelthorne, county of Middlesex, 10 miles west by southwest&nbsp;of Brentford, and 17 miles west by southwest of&nbsp;London. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, and Independents. The poor-law union of Staines comprises thirteen parishes or places.'<ref>Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' 170-175. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51294| here], (accessed: 05 May 2010).</ref>
  
1. Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' 170-175. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51294| here], (accessed: 05 May 2010).
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The ''Victoria County History'' of Staines (1962) is available [http://british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=85 online]. It includes a history of land ownership, manors, estates, markets and fairs, mills, economic and social history, local government, churches, Roman Catholicism, Protestant nonconformity, other denominations, schools, and charities.<ref>''A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 3: Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury, Teddington, Heston and Isleworth, Twickenham, Cowley, Cranford, West Drayton, Greenford, Hanwell, Harefield and Harlington'' (1962), pp. 13-33. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=85 Date accessed: 27 March 2012.</ref>
  
 
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== Resources  ==
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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 Staines 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="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1539</center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" rowspan="8" colspan="2" | '''Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1644-1694
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batch {{IGI|P013281}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyLondon_including_Middlesex_(N-Z).htm "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England,"] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 10 March 2012. Indexes parish register xx.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1539-1837
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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="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1653-1654
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://ancestorsatrest.com/church_records/staines_middlesex_burialls_pg1.shtml AncestorsatRest]
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1749-1876
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://britishorigins.com/ BritishOrigins]<ref name="mid">[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" | 1539-1799<br>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="#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" | 1653-1657
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://ancestorsatrest.com/church_records/staines_middlesex_parish_records.shtml AncestorsatRest]
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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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*Crisp, Frederick Arthur. ''The Parish Registers of Staines, Middlesex. 1644-1694''. n.p.: F.A. Crisp, 1886. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=8RYVAAAAQAAJ Google Books].
 
*Crisp, Frederick Arthur. ''The Parish Registers of Staines, Middlesex. 1644-1694''. n.p.: F.A. Crisp, 1886. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=8RYVAAAAQAAJ Google Books].
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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.
 
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 ====
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==== Census and Inhabitants Lists ====
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{{British Census|438825}}<br>
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===== 1666 Hearth Tax  =====
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*[http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=119144 Hearth Tax: Middlesex 1666: Staines] at [http://british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online] - free.
  
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==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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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.  
  
==== Poor Law Unions ====
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==== Poor Law Unions ====
  
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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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>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[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]
  
== Web sites  ==
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== Web sites  ==
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== References  ==
  
[[Category:Middlesex]]
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{{Reflist}}
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{{Middlesex}}
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[[Category:Middlesex]]

Revision as of 23:36, 12 November 2012

England  Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Staines

Parish History

'STAINES (St. Mary), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the hundred of Spelthorne, county of Middlesex, 10 miles west by southwest of Brentford, and 17 miles west by southwest of London. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, and Independents. The poor-law union of Staines comprises thirteen parishes or places.'[1]

The Victoria County History of Staines (1962) is available online. It includes a history of land ownership, manors, estates, markets and fairs, mills, economic and social history, local government, churches, Roman Catholicism, Protestant nonconformity, other denominations, schools, and charities.[2]

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 Staines Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
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1539
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Indexes 1644-1694 FamilySearch[3] 1539-1837 FindMyPast[4] 1653-1654 AncestorsatRest
1749-1876 BritishOrigins[5] 1539-1799
1813-1837
BritishOrigins[6]
Unknown FindMyPast[7] 1653-1657 AncestorsatRest
1813-1837 BritishOrigins[8]
  • Crisp, Frederick Arthur. The Parish Registers of Staines, Middlesex. 1644-1694. n.p.: F.A. Crisp, 1886. Digital version at Google Books.

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 170-175. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 05 May 2010).
  2. A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 3: Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury, Teddington, Heston and Isleworth, Twickenham, Cowley, Cranford, West Drayton, Greenford, Hanwell, Harefield and Harlington (1962), pp. 13-33. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=85 Date accessed: 27 March 2012.
  3. Batch P013281, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 10 March 2012. Indexes parish register xx.
  4. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  5. 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,' British Origins, accessed 16 March 2012.
  6. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  7. 'Middlesex baptism records coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 29 September 2012.
  8. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 17 September 2012.