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|St Thomas in the Liberty of the Rolls|
|Hundred||London, Without the Walls|
|Poor Law Union||West London PLU|
|Registration District||West London|
|Parish registers: 1842|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Probate Court||Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)|
|Location of Archive|
|London Record Office|
St Thomas in the Liberty of the Rolls, was united with parish church of St. Dustan in the West (which see). West out of Fetter Lane at No.133, north of the [old Public] Record Office (P.O. Directory). In Farringdon Ward Without. [It was f]irst mention[ed]: Rocque, 1746. In O. and M. 1677, the site is occupied by" Bond's Stables." Named after the Rolls Office (q.v.). [The] Rolls' Chapel [i]n Chancery Lane, attached to the Rolls' Office (q.v.), it was "originally the Chapel of the house for converted Jews, erected by H[enry] III. It was later "rebuilt by Inigo Jones, 1617, and now incorporated in the Record Office."
[Adapted from: 'Rolls' Yard', A Dictionary of London (1918). URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=63293 Date accessed: 12 March 2010.]
1848 parish description
St. Thomas, Rolls’ Liberty is a parish, in the City of London Without the Walls. The patron is Hyndman’s Trustees.
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