Twickenham St Mary the Virgin, Middlesex Genealogy

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Parish History

'TWICKENHAM St. Mary, a parish in the union of Brentford, hundred of Isleworth, County of Middlesex, 9 miles west and southwest of London.  A district church dedicated to the Holy Trinity, was built in 1841. There were also places of worship built for the congregations of Independents and Wesleyan Methodists.'[1]


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 Twickenham St Mary the Virgin Parish Register Images and Indexes
1578-1812 (gaps) Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1814-1906 Ancestry[3] 1800-1921 Ancestry[4] 1814-1947 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1538-1837 FindMyPast[6] 1563-1872 FindMyPast[7]

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 records

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

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Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

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  1. Samuel Lewis, ed. " Chinley - Chiswick," In A Topographical Dictionary of England 404-407. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Saint Mary the Virgin, Twickenham in Richmond upon Thames Borough and St Mary the Virgin, Twickenham in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary the Virgin, Twickenham in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Twickenham St Mary the Virgin in Richmond Upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Saint Mary the Virgin, Twickenham in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,", accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  7. "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.