Hampstead Road, Middlesex Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Gotoarrow.png  Middlesex Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Hampstead Road

Parish History

St James Hampstead Road, was "built from the designs of Thomas Hardwick, a pupil of Sir William Chambers, and was consecrated in 1791". This chapel included the "burial ground...which...belonged to the parish of St. James, Piccadilly, which obtained an Act of Parliament in 1788" (ref. 116) for its formation, and the Act provided for the erection of a chapel. From 1793 it has served [as] a separate ecclesiastical parish."[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, 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 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.

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

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Web sites


  1. J. R. Howard Roberts and Walter H. Godfrey , eds. Survey of London: volume 21: Tottenham Court Road & neighbourhood, (London: 1949. 123-136. Online [ http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65195%7C here]. Accessed: 23 April 2010.