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Parish History

Kensington.-- parl. bor. and parish, Middlesex, in W. of London The Kensington Gardens (300 acres), which extend to Hyde Park, and Kensington Palace (the property of the Crown since the time of William III.), in which Queen Victoria was born. It was made a parl. bor. in 1885.[1]

St Clement Kensington was a district church built in the year 1867. It stood within the civil parish boundaries of St Mary Abbots Kensington.

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.


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 438806.

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

Kensington on GENUKI

References

  1. John Marius Wilson.,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (Edinburgh: A Fullarton & Co., 1870-72) Adapted. Date accessed: 12 February 2014.fckLR

 

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