Acton Vale, Middlesex Genealogy

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Acton Vale, Middlesex family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.

Chapel History

A Vision of Britain through Timeincludes a large library of local statistics for administrative units. For the best overall sense of how the area containing Acton Vale has changed, please see our redistricted information for the modern district of Ealing. More detailed statistical data are available under Units and statistics, which includes both administrative units covering Acton Vale and units named after it.[1]

Acton Vale St Barnabas was created in 1884 and was later replaced by St Thomas in the year 1915 and lay within the civil parish of Acton St Mary.


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.

Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts 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 records

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites


  1. GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, History of Acton Vale, in Ealing and Middlesex | Map and description, A Vision of Britain through Time. Date accessed: 24 Occt 2013.