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Turnham Green, Middlesex Genealogy

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TURNHAM-GREEN [Christ Church, built by 1845[England], a hamlet, in the parish of Chiswick, union of Brentford, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 5 miles (W. by S.) from London. The great western road passes through. The village contains many handsome houses occupied by genteel families; it is lighted with gas, and supplied with water from the West London water-works. On the south side is the Horticultural Society's garden, the principal entrance to which is from the green here. A cruciform church in the early English style, with a handsome tower surmounted by a lofty spire, has lately been erected; it is a district church, and dedicated to Christ. The living is in the gift of the Bishop of London.From] [[Image: 'Tunstead - Tuxford', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), ppGotoarrow. 401-404. URL: httppng]] [[Middlesex]] [[Image://wwwGotoarrow.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compidpng]] Turnham Green== Parish History ==51357 Date accessed: 17 May 2010.
TURNHAM-GREEN [See also CHISWICK Christ Church, built by 1845], a hamlet, in the parish of Chiswick, union of Brentford, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 5 miles (StW. by S. Nicholas) parish] from London. The great western road passes through. The village contains many handsome houses occupied by genteel families; it is lighted with gas, and supplied with water from the West London water-works. On the south side is the Horticultural Society's garden, the principal entrance to which is from the green here. A cruciform church in the early English style, with a handsome tower surmounted by a lofty spire, has lately been erected; it is a district church, and dedicated to Christ. The living is in the gift of the Bishop of London.
(From: 'Tunstead - Tuxford', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 401-404. Thier website is [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51357| here].) See also Chiswick (St. Nicholas) parish. == Resources == ==== Civil Registration ====Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD]. ==== Church records ==== To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection. Here is a list of church records on microfilm at the [http://www.familysearch.org/eng/Library/FHLC/frameset_fhlc.asp Family History Library] (FHL) in Salt Lake City.=====Non-Conformist Churches========= Census records ====Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection. ==== Probate records ====Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Middlesex Probate Records|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 ====Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.== Maps and Gazetteers ==Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br> *[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851] *[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]== Web sites == Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above. [[Category:Middlesex]]
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