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Clerkenwell St James Pentonville Chapel
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Finsbury Division)
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Clerkenwell PLU
Registration District Clerkenwell
Records begin
Parish registers: 1561; Separate registers exist for Pentonville beginning 1790
Bishop's Transcripts: 1807; Separate records exist for Pentonville beginning 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of London
Location of Archive
Middlesex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

'St James the Less or Pentonville Chapel was constructed by the year 1792. The parish is ecclesiastically divided under the [ancient or 'mother'] Parish of St. James Clerkenwell, Pentonville [St James the Less], St. John, St. Mark, St. Philip, St. Silas, and St. Paul. St. James Pentonville chapel was constructed from 1788 to 1792.'[1]

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

Online Pentonville Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1790
1790
1790
Images
1790-1813 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1906 Ancestry[3] . Ancestry[4] 1813-1855 Ancestry[5]

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.


Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438776.

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

Clerkenwell on GENUKI

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (Edinburgh: A, Fullerton and Co., 1870). Online here. Adapted.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St James, Pentonville in Islington Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Pentonville St James in Islington Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as . Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Pentonville St James in Islington Borough. Partially indexed.

 

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