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Potter's Bar, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Edmonton
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Barnet PLU
Registration District Barnet
Records begin
Parish registers: 1835
Bishop's Transcripts: 1835
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
Middlesex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Potter's Bar, a hamlet, in the parish of South Mimms, union of Barnet, hundred of Edmonton, County of Middlesex, 3 miles north by northeast of Barnet. A district church, dedicated to St. John, was built here in 1835. The Baptists by 1848 had built a chapel in this hamlet as well.[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

Potter's Bar, Middlesex parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:

NBI = National Burial Index (FindMyPast) - (£)[2]
Potter's Bar, Middlesex Parish Online Records

Baptisms
Marriages
Burials

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NBI

1835-1851

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 438773.

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

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848. Adapted. Date accessed: Adapted. DAte accessed: 05 February 2014.
  2. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage', Find My Past, accessed 12 December 2013.

 

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