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St Barnabas Homerton High Street, was created in the year 1846 and lay within the civil parish boundaries of St John Hackney.
"HOMERTON, a metropolitan suburb and a chapelry, in Hackney parish, Middlesex. - The suburb lies on the N. London Railway, near Victoria-Park and Hackney stations, 3 ¼ miles N E of St. Paul's; has a post office under London NE, and a r. ST.; and consists largely of suburban residences of city merchants and opulent tradesmen.-The chapelry was constituted in 18 45. Pop. in 1861, 8, 663. Houses, 1, 306. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of London. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of London. Ram's proprietary chapel [and which was founded 1723 and pulled down in 1846] is here, and is in the patronage of Trustees. Three dissenting chapels, and Robinson's alms houses for 12 ministers' widows, also are here. An Independents' theological college was founded here soon after the Revolution; was rebuilt in 1823; had then an income of £2, 033; and was consolidated, in 1850, with Coward and Highbury colleges into the New college, St. John's Wood."
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.
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 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438812. To view these census images online, they are available through the following websites for a fee ($) or free:
- FamilySearch has some of the British Censuses available.
- FindMyPast ($) has all available census records including images, and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and some public and academic libraries.
- Ancestry.co.uk ($) has now all available census records but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and at numerous public and academic libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
- The Genealogist.co.uk ($) has all available censuses and is free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
- FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.
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.
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- ↑ James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect. In “A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions,” (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831).
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