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Parish History

SPITALFIELDS (Christchurch), a parish, in the union of Whitechapel, Tower division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex. The parish was originally a hamlet in Stepney, from which it was separated by act of parliament in 1729 In Spital-square is a church dedicated to St. Mary, There are places of worship for Independents, Wesleyans, and Calvinistic Methodists.[1]

SPITALFIELDS, a parish and a sub-district in Whitechapel district, Middlesex. The parish lies on the Great Eastern railway, and to the S of it, 1 mile ENE of St. Paul's, London.[2]

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This later district church was created after combining Christ Church and St Mary with St Stephens in the year 1911.

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 Spitalfields Christ Church with St Mary and St Stephen Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
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1813-1906 Ancestry[4] 1754-1921 Ancestry[5] 1819-1858 Ancestry[6]

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.

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 438820.

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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Maps and Gazetteers

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References

  1. Lewis, Samuel; A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, 1848. Adapted. Date accessed: 31 January 2014.
  2. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 31 January 2014.
  3. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as . Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Spitalfields Christ Church with St Mary and St Stephen in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Spitalfields Christ Church with St Mary and St Stephen in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Spitalfields Christ Church with St Mary and St Stephen in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.

 

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