Colnbrook, Middlesex Genealogy

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Parish History

COLNBROOK, a small town and a chapelry on the mutual border of Middlesex and Buckinghamshire. The town stands on the river Colne, 4¼ north by west of Staines. The chapelry is in the parishes of Stanwell, Horton, Iver, and Langley-Marsh. Its chapel was built in 1869. There was also a Baptist chapel here.  It stood 17 miles west by south of London, on the road to Bath. There was a Baptist chapel of worship. [1]


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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist 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

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 438825.

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. 'Colkirk - Coltishall', A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 663-668. URL: Date accessed: 10 February 2012.