Upper Chelsea St Simon, Middlesex Genealogy
Guide to Upper Chelsea St Simon, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
CHELSEA, a suburb of the metropolis, comprising the parishes of St. Luke and Upper Chelsea, in the Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Roman Catholics.
St Simon Zelotes, Milner Street, Upper Chelsea was a district church, built in the year 1859 and lay within the civil parish boundaries of St Luke Chelsea.
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.
Upper Chelsea St Simon parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Upper Chelsea St Simon Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the London Metropolitan Archives.
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.
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 UnionsEdit
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Maps and GazetteersEdit
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- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 24 January 2014.