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Hoxton St John, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Tower Division)
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Shoreditch PLU
Registration District Shoreditch
Records begin
Parish registers: 1826
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 St John Baptist, a quondam hamlet, [with] seven chapelries, and two sub-districts in Shoreditch St Leonard Parish and district, Middlesex, about 1 ½ mile northeast by north of St. Paul's Cathedral.[1][2]
Here is a Comprehensive List of Chapels in Hoxton Hamlet--all of which are within the parish and borough of St Leonard's 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

Online Hoxton St John, Middlesex Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
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Images
Indexes 1813-1837 BritishOrigins[3]
1830-1837 BritishOrigins[4]

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.


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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.ensus records ====

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. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 566-569. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here, (accessed: 28 April 2010).
  2. John Marius Wilson, “Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales,” (Edinburgh: A, Fullerton and Co., 1870). Online here.
  3. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 17 September 2012.
  4. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.

 

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