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Acton Green St Alban the Martyr

Guide to Acton Green St Alban the Martyr, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Acton Green St Alban the Martyr, Middlesex
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Kensington Division)
County Middlesex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Brentford
Registration District Brentford
Records begin
Parish registers: 1889
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
Location of Archive
London Metropolitan Archives

Church History[edit | edit source]

Acton Green, ry. sta., W. suburbs of London. The location is that named as "Acton Green" on the modern 1:25,000 map. Additional information about this locality is available for Acton.[1]

St Albans the Martyr was established by the year 1889 lying within the civil parish of Acton.

Acton, A metropolitan suburban parish in Middlesex, about 8 1/2 miles W of St Paul's, London. There are Baptist, Congregational, and Wesleyan chapels. The parish includes the ecclesiastical parishes of South Acton and East Acton, and the ecclesiastical district of Acton Green.[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]

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 records[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.

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]

Acton on GENUKI

References:[edit | edit source]

  1. In 1887, John Bartholomew's Gazetteer of the British Isles. Date accessed: 24 October 2013.
  2. The Comprehensive Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1894-5 Adapted. Date accessed: 13 December 2013.