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Richmond, Surrey
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Kingston
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Richmond PLU
Registration District Richmond
Records begin
Parish registers: 1584
Bishop's Transcripts: 1679
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ewell
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Location of Archive
Surrey Record Office

Contents

Parish History

RICHMOND (St. Mary Magdalene), a parish, and the head of a union, in the First division of the hundred of Kingston, E. division of Surrey, 8 miles(W. S. W.) from London.[1]

Resources

Church records

Online Richmond Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1583
1583
1584
Images
1679-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1851 Ancestry[3] 1755-1887 Ancestry[4] 1807-1887 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1583-1875 FamilySearch[6] 1583-1876 FamilySearch[7] 1584-1840 FindMyPast[8]
1720-1780 FreeREG[9] 1583-1775 FindMyPast[10]
1720-1765 FreeREG[9]


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.

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 474663.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Surrey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Taxation

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Date accessed: 8 October 2013.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Mary Magdalen, Richmond in Richmond upon Thames 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 Richmond St Mary in Richmond upon Thames Borough and Richmond in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Richmond St Mary in Richmond upon Thames Borough and Richmond in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Richmond St Mary in Richmond upon Thames Borough and Richmond in Richmond upon Thames Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. Batches P013341, C013342, C013343, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  7. Batches M013341, M013343, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  8. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Surrey,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 11 April 2012.
  9. 9.0 9.1 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  10. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.

 

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