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London Barnard's Inn family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Barnard's Inn
Type Extra-parochial
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Inns of Court and Chancery
County London
Poor Law Union West London PLU
Registration District West London
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
London Record Office

Contents

Parish History

'Barnard's or Bernard's Inn, Holborn, is situated on the south side of Holborn, westward of Fetter Lane, and near Dyer's Buildings. it was anciently called Mackworth;s Inn, having been the residence  of De John Mackworth, who was dean of Lincoln in the reign of Henry VI; but being afterwards in possessionof a gentleman of the name of Barnard, it received his name. It was given to the society by Dr Mackworth's executors in 1454. This is one of the Inns of court of Chancery, and consists of a principal and three anciens, besides other members...'[1]


1848 parish descripton
Bernard’s Inn is an extra-parochial parish, in the city Without the Walls.[2]

Resources

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes. Here is a list of church records on microfilm at the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City.

Non-Conformist Churches

Census and Inhabitants Lists

1693-1694 Four Shilling in the Pound Aid

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Middlesex Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Poor Law Unions

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

References

  1. James Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by Google Books.
  2. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Adapted. Date accessed: 27 December 2013.

 

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