Redbourn, Hertfordshire Genealogy

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Guide to Redbourn, Hertfordshire ancestry, family history, and genealogy: parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Redbourn, Hertfordshire
Type Ancient parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Odsey
County Hertfordshire, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Royston
Registration District Royston
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Buntingford
Diocese Pre-1845 - London; Post-1844 - Rochester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex (Essex and Hertfordshire Division)
Location of Archive
Hertfordshire Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Redbourn, is a village and a parish in the St. Albans district of Hertfordshire. The village is on the river Ver, and 2 1/4 miles SW by W of Harpenden railway station, and 4 1/2 miles NNW of St. Albans. The Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyans have places of worship. [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]

Redbourn, Hertfordshire Genealogy parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

BIVRI = British Isles Vital Records Index (Ancestry) - (£)[2]
BOYD = Boyd's Marriage Index (findmypast) - (£)[3]
FMP = FindMyPast - (£)[4]
HERTS = Hertfordshire Names Online - free[5]
IGI = International Genealogical Index (FamilySearch) - free[6]
JOIN = The Joiner Marriage Index - (£)[7]
NBI = National Burial Index (findmypast) - (£)[8]
PRTS = The Parish Register Transcription Society - (£)[9]
REDBOURN PARISH Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

Indexes Images Indexes Images Indexes Images
BIVRI 1562-1600, 1623-1737, 1767-1812, 1839-1896
1562-1600, 1676-1812, 1837-1898

BOYD
1703-1790s

FMP 1813-1896 1813-1896 1813-1898 1813-1898 1813-1857 1813-1857
HERTS To 1837
IGI 1581-1684, 1813-1839 1737-1837
JOIN
1685-1837

NBI

1800-1851
PRTS
1703-1798

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 Hertfordshire Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

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]

Redborn on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848. Adapted. Date accessed: 12 January 2014.
  2. 'British Isles Vital Records Index - 2nd Ed. Breakdown of Records', Genoot, accessed 13 December 2013.
  3. Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists, 1987). Digital version at FamilySearch Digital Library.
  4. 'The Hertfordshire Collection,' findmypast, accessed 4 March 2014.
  5. 'Marriages and Marriage Licences (1538-1922),' Hertfordshire County Council, accessed 6 March 2014.
  6. Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Hertford, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 11 December 2013.
  7. Hertfordshire Coverage, The Joiner Marriage Index, accessed 12 December 2013.
  8. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 12 December 2013.
  9. 'Parish Records - Coverage', The Parish Register Transcription Society, accessed 27 September 2013.