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Parish History

The church of St Andrew the Apostle is on the High Road (at the junction with St Andrew's Rd), Willesden, London NW10. [1]

Additional information:

Willesden St Andrew. The parish is the Willesden Episcopal Area of the Diocese of London. It is a 'Forward in Faith' parish under the episcopal care of the Bishop of Fulham.

The parish covers the area of the London Borough of Brent between Dollis Hill and Willesden Green Stations, on the Jubilee Line, in north west London. The Jubilee (and Metropolitan and Chiltern Lines) divide the parish down the middle, with the church of St Andrew the Apostle on one side and church of St Francis of Assisi on the other.

St Francis church is now the home of the Polish Catholic Community in Willesden Green, served by the Polish Jesuit Fathers from their house on Walm lane. email contact@willesdengreenparish.org.uk.

St Francis of Assisi. Fleetwood Road, London, NW10 - St Andrew, High Road, London, NW10

ST ANDREW THE APOSTLE The church of St Andrew the Apostle is on the High Road (at the junction with St Andrew's Rd), Willesden, London NW10.

The parish covers the area of the London Borough of Brent between Dollis Hill and Willesden Green Stations, on the Jubilee Line, in north west London. The Jubilee (and Metropolitan and Chiltern Lines) divide the parish down the middle, with the church of St Andrew the Apostle on one side and church of St Francis of Assisi on the other.


St Andrew Willesden was a district church built in the year 1880. It lay within the civil parish boundaries of St Mary the Virgin Willesden.

St. Andrew, Willesden is on High Rd. It was formed in 1880 from St. Mary's. The patron is the bishop of London and Crown alternately.[2]

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

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Websites

References

  1. Willesden Green Parish Web Site. email contact@willesdengreenparish.org.uk., Date accessed: 29 Oct 2013.
  2. T F T Baker, C R Elrington (Editors), Diane K Bolton, Patricia E C Croot, M A Hicks, A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 7: Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Brentford, West Twyford, Willesden (1982) Adapted. Dated accessed: 21 February 2014

References

  1. Willesden Green Parish Web Site. email contact@willesdengreenparish.org.uk., Date accessed: 29 Oct 2013.
  2. T F T Baker, C R Elrington (Editors), Diane K Bolton, Patricia E C Croot, M A Hicks, A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 7: Acton, Chiswick, Ealing and Brentford, West Twyford, Willesden (1982) Adapted. Dated accessed: 21 February 2014

 

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