Brompton, Middlesex Genealogy

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Guide to Brompton Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Brompton, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Kensington Division)
County Middlesex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Kensington
Registration District Kensington
Records begin
Parish registers: 1829
Bishop's Transcripts: 1888
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex
Location of Archive
London Metropolitan Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BROMPTON, is a hamlet with two chapelries, in the parish of Kensington, the hundred of Ossulstone, and county of Middlesex. A chapel of ease was erected in 1769; and a district church, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, for Old and New Brompton and Little Chelsea, was built by 1829. The Independents have a chapel in the parish.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

Brompton Online Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
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1830
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Images
Indexes 1830-1837 findmypast[2]

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.

Here is a list of church records on microfilm at the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City.


Non-Conformist Churches[edit | edit source]

Census and Inhabitants Lists[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.


1666 Hearth Tax[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

  • Kensington

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

Brompton in Kensington on GENUKI


References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted. Date accessed: 22 October 2013.
  2. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' findmypast, accessed 8 March 2012.