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London Borough of Barnet


Contents
Principal Public Libraries with family history resources
Research services
Registrar General's Index
Census records
Directories
Electoral registers
Poll books
International Genealogical Index
Unpublished indexes
Parish registers
Periodicals
Published transcripts
Other materials
Guides to collections
Record Office address
Other information

Library Services URL: http://www.barnet.gov.uk/archives
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): GTL, HRT, MDX, LND

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Local Studies and Archives Centre

The Local Studies and Archives Centre
80 Daws Lane
Mill Hill
London
NW1 4SL

Tel: 020 8959 6657
Email: library.archives@barnet.gov.uk
Contact: Yasmine Webb, Local Studies Manager


Opening hours:

Monday: closed
Tuesday: 0930-1630
Wednesday: 0930-1630
Thursday: 1300-1900
Friday: 0930-1630
1st & 3rd Saturday od each month: 0930-1630






Other Libraries:






3. Research Service

Service available? No

Fee-based?

Provided by local Record Office?





4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

Registrar General's Indexes from 1837 (microform), or Registrar General for Scotland's Computerised Index from 1855.

Locations No







5. Census returns

1841-1901 - all areas covered by London Borough of Barnet


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories


6(b) City and Town Directories

Barnet, Finchley, Hendon and Edgware: 1886-7, 1911/12

Kelly's Directories: Barnet 1917, 1920, 1922-39, 1954, 1961-69;
Edgware 1930-1939, 1959-61;
Enfield 1953-4;
Finchley and Friern Barnet 1924-39, 1949-50, 1951-2, 1954-5, 1961-70;
Hampstead and Childs Hill 1926, 1928, 1934, 1936, 1938-40;
Hampstead 1954-55, 1959, 1961;
Hendon 1924, 1926-39, 1950-53, 1959-60, 1962-71;
Hornsey 1925, 1928, 1936-37;
Kilburn, Willesden, Cricklewood 1913-14, 1929, 1931, 1933, 1938-40;
Southgate 1950-51, 1953-54, 1958;
Wood Green 1925, 1936

6(c) Telephone Directories

London Borough of Barnet: 1973, 1974, 1977, 1980, 1982-3, 1985-6, 1988-9, 1991-2, 1994 to date
Barnet and District: 1952-53
Edgware and District: 1972
Finchley: 1929-30







7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Finchley: 1908, 1921, 1924, 1936-39, 1945 to date
Barnet: 1930, 1936, 1958-64, 1966 to date
East Barnet: 1958 to date
Hendon: 1903, 1905, 1906, 1908-10, 1912-39, 1945 to date





7(b) Poll Books

None






8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

No






9. Unpublished Indexes

Card indexes: subject, persons, maps, artists, streets






10. Parish Registers

NB: We do not hold originals of parish registers, only a small selection of copies. For originals, refer either to the London Metropolitan Archives or Hertfordshire County Record Office.

Chipping Barnet: St Johns Church - monumental inscriptions (microfiche)
East Barnet: St Mary the Virgin - 1559-1900 (microfilm) registers; monumental inscriptions (microfiche)
Holy Trinity and St James, New Barnet - monumental inscriptions (microfiche)
Edgware: St Margaret's Church - 1717-1867 (microfilm) registers; monumental inscriptions (microfiche)
East Finchley: Holy Trinity Church - monumental inscriptions (microfiche)
Finchley: St Marys - monumental inscriptions (microfiche)
Whetstone: St John's church - monumental inscriptions (microfiche)
Friern Barnet: St James - registers 1674-1882 (microfilm)
All Saints - registers 1882-1948 (photocopies)
Hendon: St Mary's - registers 1653-1838 (microfilm)
Monken Hadley: St Mary the Virgin - monumental inscriptions and burial registers, 1775-1952 (microfiche); 1619-1812 (microfilm)
South Mimms: Christ Church burial register 1900-1983 (microfiche)
Totteridge: St Andrews Church and Dissenters Chapel - monumental inscriptions (microfiche)






11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Hendon Times (microfilm): 1876-1913; 1914 to present in Barnet Press (microfilm): 1861-1913; 1914 to present
Finchley Press (microfilm): 1895-1913: 1914 to present

Barnet Advertiser: 1984-1989
Finchley Advertiser: 1990-1993
Hendon Advertiser: 1984-1989




12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

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13. Other material

Minutes of Council of London Borough of Barnet and its administrative predecessors - Hendon, UDC (1894-1931) and Borough (1932-1965); Finchley, UDC (1894-19330 and Borough (1933-1965); Urban Districts of Barnet (1894-1965); East Barnet (1894-1965); Friern Barnet (1894-1965); also a few Local Board records in the period 1874-1894, and School Board records
Parishes of Hendon, Finchley and Monken Hadley (vestry minutes, overseers, churchwardens, Surveyors of Highways).
Deposited records of institutions, societies, estates, etc. within the London Borough of Barnet.
Maps, photographs and artworks, publications, ephemera
All held at Hendon (Archives & Local Studies Centre)






14. Guides to Collections

None available






15. Local Record Offices

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Other information