Ealing St Mary, Middlesex Genealogy

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

Ealing St Mary, 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: 1582
Bishop's Transcripts: 1630; 1639; 1663; 1801
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]

EALING, a village and a parish in Brentford district, Middlesex. The village stands adjacent to the Great Western railway, 1½ mile N by E of Brentford; has a station on the railway with telegraph, a post office under London W, and a police station. It was formerly called Yelling. The parish contains also the hamlet of Little Ealing and the chapelry of Old Brentford. Acres, 3,814. Real property, £58,681; of which £3,950 are in gas works. Pop. in 1851, 9,828; in 1861, 11,963. Houses, 2,336. Population, exclusive of Old Brentford chapelry, 5,215. The rated property, exclusive of Old Brentford, amounts to £28,952, and is not much divided. The manor belongs to the Bishop of London and part of the land is common.

Ealing Grove was the seat of the Gulstons; Ealing Green was the seat of Sir J. Soane; Ealing Park was the seat and death place of Bishop Z. Pearce; Castle Beare belonged to the Duke of Kent; and Gunnersbury Park is the seat of Baron Rothschild. Dr. Owen, Peter le Conrager, Perceval, and Fielding were residents.

The living is a vicarage in the diocese of London. Value, £679.* Patron, the Bishop of London. The church was rebuilt in 1740, and was highly improved in 1866. The vicarages of Christchurch, St. Paul, and old Brentford are separate benefices. Christchurch was constituted in 1852; St. Paul, in 1864. Population of Christ Church, 3,324; of St. Paul, 4,409. Value of Christ Church vicarage, £300;* of St. Paul's, £300. Patron of C., the Bishop; of St. P., alternately the Crown and the Bishop.

Two temporary churches, St. John and St. Stephen, were built in 1867. A new Independent chapel, in the Gothic style, was built in 1861, at a cost of £5,000. Two chapels, Baptist and Wesleyan, were built in 1865. Lady Capel's boys' school has £149 from endowment; Lady Rawlinson's girls' school has £144; charities, £274.[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 Ealing St Mary Parish Register Images and Indexes
1627-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1820-1906 Ancestry[3] 1754-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1956 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1582-1837 findmypast[6]
1582-1837 TheGenealogist[7]
1582-1837 FamilyRelatives[8]
1582-1812 Joiner[9]
    1790-1837 Ancestry[11]    

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.

Census and Inhabitants 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.

1600 Lay Subsidy[edit | edit source]
Hearth Tax[edit | edit source]
  • Allison, K.J. Ealing in the XVIIth Century: Hearth Tax Assessments for Ealing, Greenford, Hanwell, Northolt and Perivale. London: Ealing Local History Society, 1963. FHL Book 942.1 B4e no. 4.

Manorial Records[edit | edit source]

Records survive for two manors in Ealing Parish: Boston Manor (1529-c 1850) and Ealing Manor (1362-1897). The Manorial Documents Register will help you locate these records.

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. John Marius Wilson, "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales" (Edinburgh: A. Fullerton and Co., 1870). Digital version at of Britain.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Mary, Ealing in Ealing Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Ealing St Mary in Ealing Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Ealing St Mary in Ealing Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Ealing St Mary in Ealing Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  7. 'Middlesex Parish Record Transcripts,' The Genealogist, accessed 10 March 2012.
  8. 'Middlesex Parish registers collection 1538 on Familyrelatives.com,' Family Relatives, accessed 12 March 2012. Derived from Phillimore Marriage Indexes.
  9. 'Search Marriage Records in Middlesex,' The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 20 March 2012.
  10. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  11. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm