Yiewsley, Middlesex Genealogy
Guide to Yiewsley, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Poor Law Union||Uxbridge|
|Parish registers: None; For records see Hillingdon|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Rural Deanery||Not created until 1858|
|Probate Court||Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex|
|Location of Archive|
|Middlesex Record Office|
Yewsley (or Yiewsley), eccl. dist. and vil., Hillingdon par., Middlesex, 24 miles S. of Uxbridge, called Yiewsley.
St Matthew Yiewsley was a chapel of ease and "was consecrated in 1858, and in 1874 (fn. 1) a separate parish of St. Matthew, Yiewsley, was formed from the southern portion of Hillingdon parish." [It lies within the civil parish boundaries of Hillingdon.] 
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.
Yiewsley parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Yiewsley 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
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
Maps and GazetteersEdit
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- John Bartholomew Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887. Adapted. Date accessed: 15 January 2014.
- T F T Baker, J S Cockburn, R B Pugh (Editors), Diane K Bolton, H P F King, Gillian Wyld, D C Yaxley, A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 4: Harmondsworth, Hayes, Norwood with Southall, Hillingdon with Uxbridge, Ickenham, Northolt, Perivale, Ruislip, Edgware, Harrow with Pinner (England: 1971), p. 87-91. Online here.Date accessed: 29 October 2013.