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Hoxton Christ Church, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Tower Division)
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Shoreditch PLU
Registration District Shoreditch
Records begin
Parish registers: 1839
Bishop's Transcripts: None
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral
Location of Archive
Middlesex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

HOXTON (Christ Church), a district parish andChapel of Ease. This place, originally a hamlet in the parish of St. Leonard, Shoreditch, having become an extensive and populous district, was constituted a parish by act of parliament in 1841. There are places of worship for Independents, Wesleyans, and Methodists of the New Connexion.[1]
Christ Church Hoxton was created as a chapel of ease in the year 1841, it lay within the civil parish boundaries of St Leonard Shoreditch.

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

Baptisms to 1875 and 1839-1857 C037611 and C037612

Marriages 1841-1875 M037611

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.


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 438816.

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

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis [[ http://british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51050#s22%7CA Topographical Dictionary of England]] (1848), pp. 566-569. Adapted. Date accessed: 5 Februaqry, 2014.



 

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