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Bridewell Precinct is situate on the west side of Blackfriar's Bridge, and extends to Whitefriars.¹
BRIDEWELL CHAPEL, the chapel of Bridewell Royal Hospital and Bridewell Precinct. Bridewell Precinct was absorbed into the parish of St Bride Fleet Street in 1864... and the chapel pulled down in 1871.²
1. Topographical Dictionary of London by James Elmes; published 1831
2. General Guide by The Guildhall Library at http://www.history.ac.uk/gh/16ii.htm
Bridewell Palace Built on wast or garden site by Henry VIII 1515-23, after fire destroyed most of Westminster Palace in 1512. In use June 1522.
Bridewell Precincts is a chapelry in the ancient county of Middlesex. In the registration county of Middlesex (London) and the registration district of West London.
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.
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. Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection. Here is a list of church records on microfilm at the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City.
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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
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- ↑ Gazetteer to c.1270 and c.1520 Maps Page 67 Adapted, date accessed: 21 November 2013.
- ↑ The Association of British Counties ‘’The Association of British Counties Gazetteer of British Place Names’’
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