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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
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WILLESDEN (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Hendon, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 5 miles (W. X. w.) from London; containing 2930 inhabitants. This place, sometimes written in old documents Willesdon, was also anciently called Willesdune, by which name it is mentioned in a charter of King Athelstan, granting certain lands to St. Paul's Cathedral. The parish contains the ancient village of Neasdon, the village of HarlesdonGreen, part of Kensal-Green (the two latter on the Harrow-road), and a part of the large village of Kilburn. The London and Birmingham railway passes through the southern extremity of the parish. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's (the appropriators), valued in the king's books at £14; income, £130. The church is principally in the later English style. There is a chapel at Kilburn.
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From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Smauel Lewis (1848), pp. 577-579. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51408  Date accessed: 06 May 2010.
 
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Parish History

WILLESDEN (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Hendon, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 5 miles (W. X. w.) from London; containing 2930 inhabitants. This place, sometimes written in old documents Willesdon, was also anciently called Willesdune, by which name it is mentioned in a charter of King Athelstan, granting certain lands to St. Paul's Cathedral. The parish contains the ancient village of Neasdon, the village of HarlesdonGreen, part of Kensal-Green (the two latter on the Harrow-road), and a part of the large village of Kilburn. The London and Birmingham railway passes through the southern extremity of the parish. The living is a vicarage, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul's (the appropriators), valued in the king's books at £14; income, £130. The church is principally in the later English style. There is a chapel at Kilburn.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England by Smauel Lewis (1848), pp. 577-579. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51408 Date accessed: 06 May 2010.

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

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Census records

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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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

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