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Guide to St Marylebone Christ Church, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Marylebone Christ Church, Middlesex
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Holborn Division)
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union St Marylebone PLU
Registration District Marylebone
Records begin
Parish registers: 1825
Bishop's Transcripts: 1825
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
Location of Archive
Middlesex Record Office

Contents

Parish History

ST MARY-LE-BONE, a parish, in the Holborn division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex [built in 1668]. It comprises one of the largest populations of any parish in the whole country (see the link below to view a list of all the "District Churches and Chapels in Pre-1900 St Marylebone". It contained Cavendish, Manchester, and Portman squares; Portland-place, Regent's Park, bounded by the Hampstead and Highgate hills; Stratford-place; Cumberland-place; Lisson Grove and St. John's Wood, on the west; Chapel of St. Katherine's Hospital located at Regent's Park, removed from it's original site near The Tower, London. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, Calvinistic Methodists, and Seceders from the Scottish Church; a chapel belonging to the Greek Church; a French, and a Spanish, Roman Catholic chapel; and a Roman Catholic chapel in St. John's Wood. [1]

Additional information:

Christ Church, St Marylebone, which was one of four chapels built to ease the heavy population demands of what was soon to be, one of the most populated parishes in England. it was built in 1825 and lay within the civil parish boundaries of St Marylebone.

Here's a list of District Churches and Chapels in Pre-1900 St Marylebone.

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 St Marylebone Christ Church, Middlesex Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
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Indexes 1813-1837 BritishOrigins[2]
    1825-1834 Ancestry[3]    
1835-1837 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.

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 438791.

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

St Marylebone on GENUKI

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848. Adapted. Date accessed: 28 January 2014.
  2. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 17 September 2012.
  3. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  4. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.

 

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