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Southgate, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Edmonton
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Edmonton PLU
Registration District Edmonton
Records begin
Parish registers: 1695
Bishop's Transcripts: None
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

SOUTHGATE, a chapelry, in the parish, union, and hundred of Edmonton, county of Middlesex, 8 miles (N. by W.) from London. There is a place of worship for Independents.[1]

Additional information:

SOUTHGATE, or, South Street, a chapelry, in the parish, union, and hundred of Edmonton, county of Middlesex, 8 miles north by west of London. It is also comprised of Enfield Chase and is still called South Street Division. The chapel was built in 1615. See also St. Paul, Winchmore Hill which was a chapelry created in 1805 (see Edmonton Parish).

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 Weld Chapel, Southgate Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1695
1695
1695
Images
1695-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1876 Ancestry[3]
Indexes 1805-1864 FamilySearch[4] 1838-1875 FamilySearch[5]

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.


Nonconformists

Baptisms of Chase Side Independent Chapel from 1812 to 1836 are indexed at FamilySearch in Batch C068991.

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 438772.

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: 31 January 2014.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Weld Chapel, Southgate in Enfield 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 Weld Chapel in Enfield Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. Batch C042631, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012.
  5. Batch M042631, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012.

 

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