Sunbury, Middlesex Genealogy
'SUNBURY St. Mary, a parish, in the union of Staines, hundred of Spelthorne, County of Middlesex, 15 miles southwest by west of London.'
The Victoria County History of Sunbury (1962) is available online. It includes a history of land ownership, manors, estates, mills, economic and social history, local government, churches, Roman Catholicism, Protestant nonconformity, schools, and charities.
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.
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.
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Census and Inhabitants Lists
1666 Hearth Tax
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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 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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Maps and Gazetteers
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- Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (London: S. Lewis &amp;amp;amp; Co., 1848), 261-271. Online here, (accessed: 05 May 2010).
- 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. 51-66. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=85 Date accessed: 27 March 2012.
- London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary, Sunbury on Thames in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
- London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Sunbury on Thames St Mary in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
- London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as . Partially indexed.
- London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Sunbury on Thames St Mary in Richmond upon Thames. Partially indexed.
- Batches C067891-C067892, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
- 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
- W.P.W. Phillimore, Middlesex Parish Registers. Marriages, Vol. IV. (London: Phillimore & Co., Ltd., 1912). Digitised by Internet Archive.
- Batches M067891-M067892, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
- 'Middlesex Parish Record Transcripts,' The Genealogist, accessed 10 March 2012.
- 'Middlesex Parish registers collection 1538 on Familyrelatives.com,' Family Relatives, accessed 12 March 2012. Derived from Phillimore Marriage Indexes.
- 'Search Marriage Records in Middlesex,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 20 March 2012.
- Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm