Kew with Petersham, Surrey Genealogy

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Guide to Kew with Petersham, Surrey ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Kew with Petersham, Surrey
St Anne Kew Green
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kingston
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Richmond
Registration District Richmond
Records begin
Parish registers: 1714; Separate registers exist for Petersham beginning 1574
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800; Separate records exist for Petersham beginning 1685
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ewell
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Location of Archive
Surrey Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Kew, par. and vil. (ry. sta. Kew Gardens), Surrey, on r. Thames, at boundary with Middlesex, opposite Brentford (with which it is connected by a bridge), 1½ mile NE. of Richmond and 6 miles from Hyde Park Corner, London.[1]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Kew with Petersham Parish Register Images and Indexes
1800-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1846 Ancestry[3] 1800-1846 Ancestry[4] 1813-1846 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1800-1840 FamilySearch[6] 1800-1837 FamilySearch[7] 1714-1840 findmypast[8]

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[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.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. 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 Surrey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Cemetery[edit | edit source]

Kew St Anne Churchyard database at Find A Grave. (75+ entries)

Taxation[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]

Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Anne's Church, Kew

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Bartholomew, Gazetteer of the British Isles 1887. Adapted. Date accessed: 25 February 2014.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Ann's, Kew Green in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Marriages from 1800 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Kew in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Kew St Anne in Richmond Upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Kew in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. Batch C132861, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  7. Batch M132861, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  8. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Surrey,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 11 April 2012.