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Kensington St Mary Abbots circa 1869

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Parish History

'Kensington St. Mary [1539], was an ancient parish, and the head of a union, in the Kensington division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, 2 miles west by south of London.  Here is a Comprehensive List of Churches and Chapels in St Mary Abbots Kensington Parish.

'Chapels of worship were built for Roman Catholics, Baptists and Independents. In addition, the Kensal-Green Cemetery was created in 1833 which included 15 acres for the interment of dissenters (Nonconformists).'[1] See also Brompton.

For List of additional churches and chapels associated with this civil parish, see A List of District Churches and Chapels Lying Within St Mary Abbots Kensington 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 Kensington St Mary Abbots Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1539
1539
1539
Images
1802-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1814-1845 Ancestry[3] 1814-1819
1884
Ancestry[4] 1814-1845 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1539-1675 FamilySearch[6] 1539-1675 FamilySearch[7] 1539-1675 TheGenealogist[8]
1539-1675 InternetArchive[9] 1539-1675 InternetArchive[9] 1539-1675 InternetArchive[9]
1539-1675 TheGenealogist[8] 1539-1675 TheGenealogist[8] 1541-1675 FindMyPast[10]
1676-1775 BritishOrigins[11] 1539-1837 FindMyPast[12]
Unknown FindMyPast[13] 1539-1837 FindMyPast[14]
1639-1640
1676-1837
BritishOrigins[15]
    1800-1819 Ancestry[16]    
1813-1837 BritishOrigins[17]

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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Census and Inhabitants Lists

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.

1666 Hearth Tax


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.

Web sites

Wikipedia
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References

  1. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 652-659. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 28 April 2010).
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Saint Mary Abbots Church, Kensington in Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary Abbots Church, Kensington in Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary Abbots Church, Kensington in Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Saint Mary Abbots Church, Kensington in Kensington and Chelsea Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. Batch P001351, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012.
  7. Batch M001351, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012.
  8. 8.0 8.1 8.2 'London Parish Record Transcripts,' The Genealogist, accessed 12 December 2011.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 F.N. Macnamara and A. Story-Maskelyne, The Parish Register of Kensington, Co. Middlesex, from A.D. 1539 to A.D. 1675 (London, 1890). Digital versions at Internet Archives; Internet Archives (another copy).
  10. "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  11. 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,' British Origins, accessed 16 March 2012.
  12. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net, accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  13. 'Middlesex baptism records coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 29 September 2012.
  14. 'West Middlesex Marriage Index Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 8 March 2012.
  15. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  16. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  17. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 17 September 2012.

 

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