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Hillingdon and Uxbridge, Middlesex, England

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Hillingdon Parish, parish of Elthorne, lies abt 15 mi. northwest of the centre of the City of London, comprising part of the market town of Uxbridge... with Hayes to the east; Northolt to the northeast; Ruislip to the north; Ickenham and Uxbridge to the northwest; Cowley to the west; West Drayton and Harmondsworth to the southwest; and Harlington to the south; , and… The living is a discharged vicarage, in the archdeaconry of Middlesex, and diocese of London, rated in the king's books… and in the patronage of the Bishop of London… in the church-yard is the tomb of John RICH, comedian, who died in 1761.

Uxbridge, abt 17 mi. northwest of the Centre of the City of London, a market town and chapelry in the parish of Hillingdon, hundred of Elthorne…most ancient name of this place was Oxebreuge, or Woxbrigge… has passed through the several variations of Waxbridge, Woxbridge, and Oxbridge, whence its present name…
1525 Register 9, Folio 15 COMBE, Alice, Uxbridge, Mdx, admon. (Excerpted by Combs Researchers Denise Mortorff and Joe Kendalll from "Wills Etc. In the Commissary Court of London" by the British Public Record Society, Vol.86 p.65)

01 Sep 1577 Uxbridge Parish. Groom: COOMES, Henry, Bride: -----, Joan.

12 Jun 1654 Hillingdon Parish. Groom: IVORIE, William & Bride: COOMES, Joan

21 May 1674 Hillingdon Parish. Groom: BLUNT, Christopher of Harmansworth and Bride: COMBES, Isabella of Harmansworth [Harmondsworth]. Comments: Licensed.
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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