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Guide to South Hackney Christchurch, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

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Parish History

HACKNEY, a parish, forming a union with Stoke Newington, in the Tower division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 2 miles (N. E.) from London. Hackney formerly constituted one parish, under the designation of St. John's, consisting of a vicarage and a sinecure rectory. The church of St. John the Baptist, now the church of the central district, or Hackney proper, was erected under an act of parliament obtained in 1791A church, dedicated to St. Peter, was lately erected and endowed in the parish, There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians.[1]

Christ Church South Hackney was one of at least three churches built for this area and portion of the civil parish of Hackney (see also St Michael All Angels and St Augustine S. Hackney). This church was built in the year 1872 and lay within the ancient (civil) parish of Hackney St John.[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.

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 438812.

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

Hackney on GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 04 February 2014.
  2. T.F.T. Baker ed. 'Hackney: The Parish Church', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 10, Hackney (England: 1995), 115-122. Adapted. Date accessed: 04 February 2014.

 

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