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Bedfont, Middlesex
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Spelthorne
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Staines PLU
Registration District Staines
Records begin
Parish registers: 1678
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex
Location of Archive
Middlesex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

BEDFONT, EAST (St. Mary), is a parish, in the union of Staines, hundred of Spelthorne, and county of Middlesex, it is 3¾ miles (W. S. W.) from Hounslow; it contains the hamlet of Hatton.[1]

Resources

Civil Registration

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

Online Bedfont Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1678
1678
1678
Images
1678-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1906 Ancestry[3] 1757-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1973 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1695-1837 FindMyPast[6]
1695-1837 FindMyPast[7]

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

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. The first film number is 438825.

Probate records

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

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Websites

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References

  1. Lewis, Samuel Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted. Date accessed: 31 December 2013.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Mary the Virgin, Bedfont in Hounslow 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 Bedfont St Mary the Virgin in Hounslow Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Bedfont St Mary the Virgin in Hounslow Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Bedfont St Mary the Virgin in Hounslow Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net, accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  7. "West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage," FindMyPast, accessed 8 March 2012.

 

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