Tottenham St Paul, Middlesex Genealogy

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Parish History

TOTTENHAM, a parish, which is also a sub-district, in Edmonton district, Middlesex; averaging 5½ miles N by E of St. Pauls, London. Patrons of All Saints, the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul; of Holy Trinity, St. Paul, and Wood-Green, the Vicar of All Saints; of Hanger-Lane, F. Newsam, Esq. All Saints' church is later English, and of rough stone. There are eleven chapels for dissenters and 1 for Roman Catholics.[1]

Additional information:

St Paul Tottenham was created as a district church, built to ease the population demands of Tottenham All Hallows ancient parish. It was created in the year 1859.


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 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 records

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

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

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Web sites


  1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 25 January 2014.