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Guide to Camden Town, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Parish History

CAMDEN-TOWN, a suburb of London, a subdistrict, and three chapelries in St. Pancras parish and district, Middlesex. The suburb adjoins the north-east side of Regent's Park, 3½ miles NW of St. Paul's; is intersected by the Regent's canal and by the North London and Northwestern railways.[1]

Camden Town, a sub-division of the borough of St Pancras had at least three district churches associated to it. One of these was the church of All Saints, Camden Street established in the year 1824, All Saints Gordon Square, built by 1842. It was a chapel of ease which lay within the ancient parish of St Pancras. See the Parish of St Pancras and view "A Comprehensive List of St Pancras' Churches in Pre-1900".

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

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.

Non-Conformist Churches

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 438797.

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.

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.

Websites

Burial and cremation records for Camden in central London

Camden Town in St Pancras on GENUKI

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