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Subject: Re: [Lon] Uxbridge parish churh
Date: Tue, 12 Sep 2000 09:53:57 +0930
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Michael,
I too am interested in Uxbridge, as I have a William HESTER who was supposed
to have been born there in about 1765.
I live in Australia. Do you know how I can obtain a copy of the book by
Carolynne Hearmon from which you quoted?
Regards,
Chris(topher) Mitchell,
Adelaide, South Australia

----- Original Message -----
From: "Michael wright" <>
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Sent: Sunday, 10 September 2000 8:02
Subject: [Lon] Uxbridge parish churh


> Errol Morgan wrote
>
> I can say that I have two marriage certificates of a double wedding that
> took place in 1890 in the Parish Church in the Parish of St. Luke's,
> Uxbridge Road in the
> County of London. I can only assume by this that the church was St.
Luke's.
>
> I hope this does not confuse the issue and would appreciate being put on
the
> right track myself if I am wrong in my assumption.
>
>
> ========
>
> Errol's, assumption is unfortunately wrong.
> The Uxbridge road runs from Shepherds Bush [London] to Uxbridge. Hence
it's
> name, it is the road to Uxbridge.
>
> The Uxbridge road passes through many locations, including , in no
> particular order, Ealing, Hammersmith, Hayes, Hanwell & Hillingdon.
> So your St. Luke's could be any where on that road.
>
>
> The Uxbridge parish church is St Margaret's from 1842. Prior to that it
was
> was, strictly speaking, a chapel dedicated to St Margaret, under the
mother
> parish of Hillingdon. Therefore prior to 1842 the parish church was in
> Hillingdon, St John the Baptist and not Uxbridge.
>
> In 1842 Uxbridge became a parish in its own right, and thus had a parish
> church of it's own.
>
> Acknowledgements to "Uxbridge, a concise history" by Carolynne Hearmon,
> revised 2nd edition. ISBN 0 907869 06 8
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