Knightsbridge Holy Trinity, Middlesex Genealogy

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Knightsbridge Holy Trinity

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

Parish History[edit | edit source]

KNIGHTSBRIDGE, a chapelry, partly in the parish of St. George, Hanover Square, liberty of the city of Westminster, and partly in the parish of Kensington and Chelsea, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex. The chapel, dedicated to the Holy Trinity, is now a chapel of ease. The present building was erected in 1789. A district church dedicated to St. Paul, the site of which was given by the late Marquess of Westminster, has been erected in Wilton Place. Here is a place of worship for Baptists.[1]

Knightsbridge, a quondam hamlet, now a metropolitan suburb, and three chapelries, [all lying with-]in the City of Westminster parishes of St George Hanover Square, and (probably especially in the parish of) St Margaret Westminster, and in the parish of Kensington, and Chelsea.

Here's a list of chapels all associated with and contiguous to this chapelry (Holy Trinity Knightsbridge):

  • St George's Hospital Grosvenor Place chapel - 1733
  • Lazar House or hospital Chapel, (Holy Trinity) Albert Gate - 1595 (Later became Holy Trinity Church 1861)
  • St Paul Chapel Wilton Place - 1840 (See also chapelry of St Barnabas Pimlico, in St George Hanover Square)
  • All Saints Church - 1849

By 1870, a Baptist chapel was built in this hamlet.[2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

Use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map

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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]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

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Knightsbridge Holy Trinity Online Parish Records
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FamilySearch Parish Registers-Middlesex
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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FreeREG
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Find My Past-Middlesex ($)
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Ancestry-London Church of England BMD (Early) ($)
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Ancestry Marriage Bonds and Allegations-London and Surrey ($)
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Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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Other Websites These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census 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.


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 Union[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]

Knightsbridge in St George Hanover Square on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 706-708 Adapted. Date accessed: 13 February 2014.
  2. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (Edinburgh: A. Fullerton and Co., 1870). Digital version at of Britain. Adapted.