Chiswick St Nicholas, Middlesex Genealogy

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Chiswick St Nicholas

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

Chiswick St Nicholas, Middlesex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Kensington Division)
County Middlesex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Brentford
Registration District Brentford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1678
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral
Location of Archive
London Metropolitan Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

CHISWICK (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Brentford, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 4½ miles W by S from London.[1]

Chiswick St. Nicholas, an ancient parish, was built by 1678, "in the union of Brentford, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 4½ miles W by S from London".[2] Within this parish were several chapelries attached to it and lying within its boundary:

  • All Saints Mission Church, Beverley Road - 1901
  • Christ Church, Turnham Green - 1845 - Google Map (courtesy: WeRelate)
  • St. James, Gunnersbury - 1888
  • St. Mary Magdalene's, Bennett Street - 1860
  • St. Michael & All Angels Bedford Park - 1879
  • St. Paul's, Grove Park - 1870

The following denominations, at least historically, had the following chapels lying within the parish prior to 1900[3]:

Congregationalists/Independents[edit | edit source]

  • Chiswick Lane Chapel- 1812; chapel acquired by Baptists in 1866
  • Strand-on-the-Green 1833
  • Turnham Green or Gunnersbury Congregational Church - 1873

Methodists[edit | edit source]

  • Chiswick Methodist Church, Sutton Court Road - 1845
  • Strand-on-the-Green Meeting - about 1875
  • Primitive Methodist, formerly Congregationalist and Baptist Chapel, Chiswick La. - 1882 (see above)

Baptists[edit | edit source]

  • Chiswick Baptist Church (formerly Cong. Chapel, Chiswick La. - 1866
  • Iron Chapel, Annandale Road - 1882
  • Gunnersbury Baptist Chapel - 1873

Reformed Episcopalians[edit | edit source]

  • Emmanuel Reformed Episcopal Church - 1883

Salvation Army[edit | edit source]

  • Chiswick Hall, High Road - 1890

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 Chiswick St Nicholas Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1678-1837 findmypast[4] 1678-1868 findmypast[5]
1678-1837 findmypast[6] 1813-1850 findmypast[7]
    1790-1837 Ancestry[8]    
1801-1837 findmypast[9]

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.

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.

1600 Lay Subsidy[edit | edit source]
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.

Manorial Records[edit | edit source]

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]

Chiswick on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A.A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 599-603. Date accessed: 13 November 2013.
  2. 1. Samuel Lewis, ed. " Chinley - Chiswick," In Topographical Dictionary of England 599-603. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here.
  3. 'Chiswick: Protestant nonconformity', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 7: Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Brentford, West Twyford, Willesden (1982), pp. 93-95. URL: Date accessed: 10 February 2012
  4. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,", accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  5. "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  6. "West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage," Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  7. 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  8. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  9. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.