Wembley Middlesex Family History Guide

Wembley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Middlesex, created in 1847 from Harrow on the Hill Ancient Parish. 

Other places in the parish include: Preston and Alperton. 

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Independent/Congregational.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Ealing St Mary
  • Willesden
  • Harrow on the Hill
  • Northolt
  • Greenford
  • Perivale
  • Hanwell St Mary
  • Kingsbury
  • Wealdstone
  • West Twyford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

WEMBLEY, a chapelry in Harrow-on-the-Hill parish, Middlesex; near Sudbury r. station, and 2½ miles SE of Harrow. It was constituted in 1846; and its Post town is Harrow. Pop., 896. Houses, 163. The manor belonged to Kilburn priory; went, at the dissolution, to R. Andrews and L. Chamberlayne; passed soon to the Pages; and, with W. Park, belongs now to the Rev. J. E. Gray. W. House is the seat of J. T. Woolley, Esq.; and Oakington Park, of the Hon. Col. Talbot. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of London. Value, £163. Patrons, Misses Copland. The church is modern and was recently enlarged.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales Wilson, John M. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. 1870-72.


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Middlesex
Civil Registration District: Hendon
Probate Court: Court of the Peculiar Jurisdiction of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of the Arches, Croydon and Shoreham
Diocese: London
Rural Deanery: Not created until 1858
Poor Law Union: Hendon
Hundred: Gore
Province: Canterbury