Charterhouse St Thomas, Middlesex Genealogy

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Charterhouse St Thomas
Charterhouse St Thomas

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

Charterhouse St Thomas, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Finsbury Division)
County Middlesex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union St Luke
Registration District Holborn
Records begin
Parish registers: 1842
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
Location of Archive
London Metropolitan Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Charterhouse St Thomas, was instituted a chapelry in 1843 and lies within the civil parish and metropolitan borough of Holborn St Andrew. It was later united to St Charterhouse St Mary in 1906 due to the fall in population.

1848 description:
The Charter-House, which comprises an hospital as well as a school. A district church, dedicated to St. Thomas, has been erected on part of the land; the patronage is vested in the Bishop of London.[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]

Online Charterhouse St Thomas, Middlesex Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes

Indexes 1869-1876 Ancestry[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.

Census Records[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.

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]

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]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., ‘’A Topographical Dictionary of England’’ (1848), pp. 129-170. Adapted. Date accessed: 13 December 2013
  2. ‘British Isles Vital Records Index, “Genoot,” accessed 27 October 2014.