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Acton, Middlesex, England

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Acton is in the Kensington Division of the Hundred of Ossultone, Middlesex, with Chiswick to the north, Hammersmith to the northwest, Ealing to the east, and Brentford-New Brentford to the northeast. It lies four miles northwest of Fulham and seven miles west of the centre of the City of London. The living is a rectory, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books… and in the patronage of the Bishop of London. (Lewis, 1831)

23 Apr 1604 Acton Parish. Groom: Humphrey VINCENT and Bride: Adrie FERNE.

17 Nov 1608 Acton Parish. Ric. HARRIS (HARRYS) and An VINCENT.

14 Jun 1635 Acton Parish. Groom: CARTER, Thomas, Bride: COUMES, Agnes

27 Aug 1650 Acton Parish. Groom: George CLARKE. Bride: Mrs. Katren FLEETWOOD

8 Nov 1733 Acton Parish. Groom: PRINCE, Thomas Bride: COMBS, Mary

May 1841 Matthew COMBE, 4th son of Boyce COMBE, Esq. of Acton, was born 3 Jan 1823, admitted pens (age 18) to Trinity College, Cambrdige University.

Venn's Alumni Cantabridgienses identifies Boyce COMBE as a "Bencher of Gray's Inn and Police Magistrate, in London," and states that Matthew COMBE later removed to Nelson, New Zealand, and died unmarried 2 Sep 1869.

Also note: According to the Visitation of Herts(?), Waterhouse Family, Thomas WATERHOUSE of Whitchurch (but buried in Acton, presumably Acton, Middlesex, although there is also an Acton in Suffolk) who married a daughter of Vallentyn PIGGOTT of Bechampton, Bucks, by whom John WATERHOUSE of Whitchurch who died s.p., and Ann. ____________________
Marriage Source, except where otherwise stated, is: Middlesex Marriages. Note: All post-1699 marriages have not yet been added in to our parish reports. See Later Marriages of Middlesex for the remainder.

Geographical Sources, except where otherwise stated are A Topographical Dictionary of England, Samuel Lewis, S. Lewis and Company, London, 1831, and parishinfo.mdb by by Terry Lawson, Gerry Lawson and Derek Boys.

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