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''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Willesden,_Middlesex|Willesden]]''  
 
''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Willesden,_Middlesex|Willesden]]''  
  
'''Willesden, Middlesex''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.
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'''Willesden, Middlesex''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.  
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
'WILLESDEN St. Mary, '''a parish''', in the union of Hendon, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, 5 miles west by northwest&nbsp;of London. The parish contains the ancient village of Neasdon, the village of Harlesdon Green, part of Kensal-Green (the two latter on the Harrow-road), and a part of the large village of Kilburn.&nbsp;There is a chapel at Kilburn.'<ref>Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' 577-579. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51408| here].</ref>  
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'WILLESDEN St. Mary, a '''parish''', in the union of Hendon, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, 5 miles west by northwest&nbsp;of London. The parish contains the ancient village of Neasdon, the village of Harlesdon Green, part of Kensal-Green (the two latter on the Harrow-road), and a part of the large village of Kilburn.'<ref>Lewis, Samuel A.,   [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51408 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] 1848  Date accessed and adapted:  29 October 2013.</ref>  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="18" | <center>1569-1812 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref name="anc">[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($). Described as St Mary, Willesden in Brent Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1569-1812 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref name="anc">[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($). Described as St Mary, Willesden in Brent Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 Ancestry]<ref name="ancm">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 Ancestry]<ref name="ancm">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/marriages FindMyPast]<ref name="west">[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#westMiddlesexMarriages 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,'] ''Find My Past,'' accessed 8 March 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/marriages FindMyPast]<ref name="west">[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/help-and-advice/knowledge-base/parish-records/marriages#westMiddlesexMarriages 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,'] ''Find My Past,'' accessed 8 March 2012.</ref>  
 
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-LondonBurials.aspx BritishOrigins]<ref name="greater">[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-LondonBurials-mdx-parishes.aspx 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,'] ''British Origins'' (£), accessed 4 April 2013.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-LondonBurials.aspx BritishOrigins]<ref name="greater">[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-LondonBurials-mdx-parishes.aspx 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,'] ''British Origins'' (£), accessed 4 April 2013.</ref>
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm.aspx BritishOrigins]<ref>[http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm-supp.aspx 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,'] ''British Origins,'' accessed 12 March 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm.aspx BritishOrigins]<ref>[http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm-supp.aspx 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,'] ''British Origins,'' accessed 12 March 2012.</ref>  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Ancestry]<ref name="pallot">''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes'' (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). {{FHL|293148|item|disp=FHL British Book 942 V25pm}}</ref>  
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Revision as of 11:54, 29 October 2013

England  Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Willesden

Willesden, Middlesex family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptism, christening, marriage, and burial records), civil registration (birth, marriage, and death records), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

'WILLESDEN St. Mary, a parish, in the union of Hendon, Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, 5 miles west by northwest of London. The parish contains the ancient village of Neasdon, the village of Harlesdon Green, part of Kensal-Green (the two latter on the Harrow-road), and a part of the large village of Kilburn.'[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]

Online Willesden Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1569
1569
1569
Images
1569-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1906 Ancestry[3] 1755-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1964 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1754-1837 FindMyPast[6] 1579-1615 BritishOrigins[7]
1776-1800 BritishOrigins[8]
    1800-1837 Ancestry[9]    

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.

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.

Census and Inhabitants Lists[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.


1666 Hearth Tax[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.

Manorial Records[edit | edit source]

Records survive for seven manors in Willesden Parish: Bounds Manor (1422-1871), Brondesbury Manor (1649), Chamber's Manor (1649), Harlesden Manor (1437-1689), Malories Manor (1437-1448), Oxgate Manor (1649), and Willesden Rectory Manor (1675-1900). The Manorial Documents Register will help you locate these records.

Poor Law Unions[edit | edit source]

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England 1848 Date accessed and adapted: 29 October 2013.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary, Willesden in Brent Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Willesden St Mary in Brent Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  7. 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  8. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  9. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm