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London Borough of Richmond upon Thames


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Unpublished indexes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.richmond.gov.uk/depts/opps/eal/leisure/libraries/history/default.htm
Chapman County Codes (BS 6879): LND, SRY

2. Principal Libraries with Family History resources

Richmond upon Thames Local Studies Library
Old Town Hall
Whittaker Avenue
Richmond
TW9 1TP
Tel: 020 8332 6820
Email: localstudies@richmond.gov.uk
Contact: Jane Baxter, Local Studies Librarian


Opening hours:

Monday: closed
Tuesday: 1300-1700
Wednesday: 1300-2000
Thursday: 1000-1200 and 1300-1800
Friday: 1000-1200 and 1300-1800
Saturday: 1000-1200, 1300-1700


Other Libraries:


3. Research Service

Service available? Yes

Fee-based? No. Limited to 30 minutes.

Provided by local Record Office? Yes. Surrey Record Office or London Metropolitan Archives

4. Births, Deaths and Marriages

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

Locations Nil


5. Census returns

1841-1901 Census returns for Richmond upon Thames


6. Directories

6(a) County and Regional Directories

Universal British Directory (extracts), 1792
Pigot and Lo's London and Provincial Directory 1823/4: 1827: 1832: 1839
Pigot and Lo's London and Provincial New Commercial Directory 1826/7: 1840
Clayton's Court Guide to the Environs of London 1830
Robson's Commercial Directory 1837
Kelly's Post Office Directory 1847: 1855: 1859
William's Directory of Kent and Surrey 1850
Post Office London Suburban Directory 1860: 1865: 1868: 1884 (R): 1872: 1876
Post Office (later Kelly's) Directory of Surrey 1862:1867: 1871: 1878: 1895: 1899: 1903: 1905: 1907: 1909: 1911: 1913: 1915: 1919: 1922: 1924: 1927: 1930: 1934: 1938
Kelly's Directory of Middlesex 1874: 1937
Deacon's Mid-Surrey Court Guide 1879
Kelly's Directory of Middlesex, Twickenham and Whitton Sections 1882

6(b) City and Town Directories

Archdeacon's Directory of Richmond 1851
Mason's Directory of Richmond 1853
Richmond Directory and Court Guide 1861
Smith's Directory of Windsor 1865
Whibley's Richmond, Twickenham Directory 1865
Green's Directory of Richmond 1872/3
Teddington Almanack and Directory 1873
Wood's Richmond Directory 1876, 1878, 1879
Richmond and Twickenham Times Almanack and Directory 1881 - 1916
Hutching and Crowsley's directory of Richmond 1886
Phillipson's Directory of Kingston 1885, 1888, 1890, 1892, 1893, 1894
Kelly's Directory of Richmond 1886-1971
Simpson's Barnes and Mortlake Directory 1904-1906
Phillipson's Directory of Kingston 1904-1907
Kelly's Directory of Kingston 1909-1924
Kelly's Directory of Wandsworth 1920
Kelly's Directory of Barnes 1929-1939
Kelly's Directory of Twickenham 1929-1940
Burt's Directory of Twickenham 1953
Kent's Directory of Barnes 1957, 1960

6(c) Telephone Directories

Richmond: 1958 to date
Twickenham: 1960 to date


7. Electoral registers and polls books

7(a) Electoral Registers

Richmond Burgess Rolls 1890-1914/15
Ownership Electors (Parliamentary and Parochial) 1915
Richmond Electoral Register: 1918 to date
Twickenham Electoral Register 1907-15, 1918-20, 1921-1927, 1929-1939, 1946 to date

7(b) Poll Books


8. International Genealogical Index (IGI)

1992. Microfiche. Surrey and Middlesex


9. Unpublished Indexes

Please contact the library for details.


10. Parish Registers

St John's Richmond. Microfiche 1839-1901
St Mary Magdalene, Richmond. Microfiche. Baptisms 1584-1885, Marriages 1584-1898, Burials 1584-1896
St Mary's, Mortlake. Microfiche. Baptisms and Marriages 1599-1900, Burials 1599-1899
St Mary's, Barnes. Microfiche. Baptisms 1538-1900, Marriages 1538 -1901, Burials 1599-1899
St Mary the Virgin, Twickenham. Microfiche. Baptisms 1538-1853, Marriages 1538-1837, Burials 1538-1838


11. Periodicals (excl. newspapers)

Please contact the library for details.


12. Published Transcripts of Archival Material

None


13. Other material

Please contact the library for details


14. Guides to Collections

Brief source notes for each area of the Borough


15. Local Record Offices

Surrey History Centre
London Metrolopitan Archives


Other information