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Parish History

KENSINGTON (St. Mary), a parish, and the head of a union, in the Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 2 miles (W. by S.) from London with the hamlet of Brompton. There are places of worship for Baptists and Independents; and a Roman Catholic chapel.[1]

South Kensington, district. and railway station, Kensington parish, Middlesex, the station is 1½ mile West of Victoria Station.[2]


Additional information:

St Luke Kensington was a district church created in 1874. One of about 25 such chapelries built in mid-19th century, according to the large population demands in St Mary Abbots civil parish, within which boundaries it lay.

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

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 04 February 2014.
  2. John Bartholomew Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887. Adapted. Date accessed: 04 February 2014.

 

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