East Bedfont, Middlesex Genealogy

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

Parish History[edit | edit source]

BEDFONT East, a village and a parish in Staines district, Middlesex.[1]

The Victoria County History of East Bedfont with Hatton (1911) is available online. It includes a history of land ownership, manors, church, advowson, and charities.[2]

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 East Bedfont, Middlesex Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1695
1695
1700
Indexes 1695-1882 findmypast[3] 1695-1837 findmypast[4] 1700-1866 findmypast[5]
Undefined findmypast[6] 1813-1837 findmypast[7]

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 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.

Manorial Records[edit | edit source]

  • Records survive for Pates Manor (1541-1900) in East Bedfont Parish. The Manorial Documents Register will help you locate these records.

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]

East Bedfond on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Marius Wilson "Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales" 1870-2 Date accessed and adapted 22 October 2013.
  2. 'Spelthorne Hundred: East Bedfont with Hatton', "A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 2: General; Ashford, East Bedfont with Hatton, Feltham, Hampton with Hampton Wick, Hanworth, Laleham, Littleton" (1911), pp. 309-314. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=22202 Date accessed: 25 March 2012.
  3. 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 16 March 2012.
  4. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  5. 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  6. 'Middlesex baptism records coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 29 September 2012.
  7. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 17 September 2012.