Cowley, Middlesex Genealogy

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

Cowley, Middlesex
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Elthorne
County Middlesex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Uxbridge
Registration District Uxbridge
Records begin
Parish registers: 1562
Bishop's Transcripts: 1629-30; 1639; 1800
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]

Cowley St. Lawrence, a parish, in the union of Uxbridge, hundred of Elthorne, county of Middlesex, 1½ mile S by E from Uxbridge.'[1]

COWLEY, or Cowley Peachy, a parish in Uxbridge district, Middlesex; on the Roman Road from Staines to St. Albans, the River Colne, and the Grand Junction canal, at the boundary with Bucks 1 ½ mile S of Uxbridge railway station, and 1½ N of West Drayton.'[2]

The Victoria County History of Cowley (1962) is available online. It includes a history of land ownership, manors, estates, mills, local government, church, nonconformity, schools and charities.[3]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

Cowley on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848 Date accessed and adapted" 22 October 2013.
  2. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72).
  3. A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 3: Shepperton, Staines, Stanwell, Sunbury, Teddington, Heston and Isleworth, Twickenham, Cowley, Cranford, West Drayton, Greenford, Hanwell, Harefield and Harlington (1962), pp. 170-177. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=85 Date accessed: 27 March 2012.