Enfield Chase, Middlesex Genealogy

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Guide to Enfield Chase, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History

ENFIELD (St. Andrew), a parish, in the union andhundred of Edmonton, county of Middlesex, 10 miles(N. by E.) from London. There are places of worship for Independents, Wesleyans,and Presbyterians.[1]

From: 'Elyhaugh - Enfield', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 173-177. URL: http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50948 Date accessed: 04 December 2013.

Enfield Chase or, otherwise St Michaels Chaseside was established by the year 1827 as a district church contiguous to, and serving within, the boundaries of the civil and ancient parish of St Andrews Enfield.


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 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

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Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.


Enfield on GENUKI


  1. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 173-177. Date accessed: 4 December 2013.