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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[All_Hallows_Barking|All Hallows Barking]]'' [[Image:Londonallhallowsbarking.jpg|thumb|right]]  
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== Parish History  ==
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"The church of All Hallows Barking is situated the East End of Tower Street Corner of Seething Lane. It receives its name as having been dedicated to All Saints, formerly called All Hallows, and from being before the Reformation a vicarage in the gift of the Abbess and convent of Barking, in Essex. But on the dissolution of the monasteries advowson was given to the Archbishop of Canterbury. It escaped the fire in 1666, and is of considerable extent, being 180 feet long, 67 broad and 35 high; it has a plain bell tower, with a will proportioned turret, about 80 feet in height from the ground. This church is considerable antiquity, as appears from the circumstance of Richard the First having founded and endowed a Chapel within its walls."<ref name="elmes">James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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William Penn, founder of [[Pennsylvania]], was baptized here.
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All Hallows Barking Parish was part of [[Tower Ward, London, England|Tower Ward]]. The modern name of this parish is All Hallows by the Tower.
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Here's a brief [http://www.ahbtt.org.uk/history history of this parish], online at the All Hallows, Barking website.
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Maskell's 1864 history of the parish has been digitized:<br>
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*Maskell, Joseph. ''Berkyngechirche juxta Turrim. Collections in Illustration of the Parochial History and Antiquities of the Ancient Parish of Allhallows Barking, in the City of London''. 1864. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=0JILAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/berkyngechirche00maskgoog Internet Archive]; another [http://www.archive.org/details/berkyngechirchej00maskuoft Internet Archive] copy.
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== Resources  ==
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=== Civil Registration  ===
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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=== Church records  ===
 
=== Church records  ===
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Add unique information about the censuses. Add links to online census records, and/or link to the Family History Library {{FHL|595219|title-id|disp=film/fiche numbers.}}  
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=== Civil Registration  ===
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
  
 
=== Probate records  ===
 
=== Probate records  ===
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish.  
  
Before 1858, {{PAGENAME}} fell under the jurisdiction of the [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)|Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London]].  
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Before 1858, {{PAGENAME}} fell under the jurisdiction of the [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)|Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London]]. From 1858 to the present, refer to the [[Principal Probate Registry|Principal Probate Registry]].
  
Go to [[London Probate Records|London Probate Records]] to find the names of the courts having secondary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
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Go to [[London Probate Records|London Probate Records]] to find the names of the courts having secondary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
 
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From 1858 to the present, refer to the [[Principal Probate Registry|Principal Probate Registry]].  
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=== Cemetery  ===
 
=== Cemetery  ===
  
[[Image:Londonallhallowsbarkingcemetery.jpg|thumb|right]] {{LondonCemetery|church}}  
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[[Image:Londonallhallowsbarkingcemetery.jpg|thumb|right]] {{LondonCemetery|church}} <br> {{LondonMI|1|All Hallows Barking}}  
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{{LondonMI|1|All Hallows Barking}}  
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2184326&CScn=All+Hallows&CScntry=5& Find A Grave] lists information about 19 burials at All Hallows by the Tower Church.
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=2184326&CScn=All+Hallows&CScntry=5& Find A Grave] lists information about 19 burials at All Hallows by the Tower Church.  
  
 
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
 
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
  
 
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
 
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
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== Parish History  ==
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"The church of All Hallows Barking is situated the East End of Tower Street Corner of Seething Lane. It receives its name as having been dedicated to All Saints, formerly called All Hallows, and from being before the Reformation a vicarage in the gift of the Abbess and convent of Barking, in Essex. But on the dissolution of the monasteries advowson was given to the Archbishop of Canterbury. It escaped the fire in 1666, and is of considerable extent, being 180 feet long, 67 broad and 35 high; it has a plain bell tower, with a will proportioned turret, about 80 feet in height from the ground. This church is considerable antiquity, as appears from the circumstance of Richard the First having founded and endowed a Chapel within its walls."<ref name="elmes">James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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William Penn, founder of [[Pennsylvania]], was baptized here.
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All Hallows Barking Parish was part of [[Tower Ward, London, England|Tower Ward]]. The modern name of this parish is All Hallows by the Tower.
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Here's a brief [http://www.ahbtt.org.uk/history history of this parish], online at the All Hallows, Barking website.
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Maskell's 1864 history of the parish has been digitized:<br>
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*Maskell, Joseph. ''Berkyngechirche juxta Turrim. Collections in Illustration of the Parochial History and Antiquities of the Ancient Parish of Allhallows Barking, in the City of London''. 1864. Digital versions at [http://books.google.com/books?id=0JILAAAAYAAJ Google Books]; [http://www.archive.org/details/berkyngechirche00maskgoog Internet Archive]; another [http://www.archive.org/details/berkyngechirchej00maskuoft Internet Archive] copy.
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==

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Contents

Church records

Online All Hallows Barking Parish Register Images and Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
Earliest 1558 1558 1558
Indexes 1750-1866 FamilySearch 1800-1812 (gaps) Ancestry[1] 1813-1861 findmypast[2]
1822-1850 (gaps) FamilySearch[3] 1850-1853 FamilySearch


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

1582 Subsidy

1666 Hearth Tax

Add unique information about the censuses. Add links to online census records, and/or link to the Family History Library film/fiche numbers.

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.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish.

Before 1858, All Hallows Barking fell under the jurisdiction of the Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London. From 1858 to the present, refer to the Principal Probate Registry.

Go to London Probate Records to find the names of the courts having secondary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Cemetery

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Transcripts of early All Hallows Barking tombs found in the interior of the church were published in Catalogue of the most Memorable Persons who had visible Tombs, plated Gravestones ... in the City of London (through) A.D. 1700, which is available online.[4]
A cemetery survey (1910), available online, covers monumental inscriptions in the All Hallows Barking churchyard.[5]

Find A Grave lists information about 19 burials at All Hallows by the Tower Church.

Poor Law Unions

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

Parish History

"The church of All Hallows Barking is situated the East End of Tower Street Corner of Seething Lane. It receives its name as having been dedicated to All Saints, formerly called All Hallows, and from being before the Reformation a vicarage in the gift of the Abbess and convent of Barking, in Essex. But on the dissolution of the monasteries advowson was given to the Archbishop of Canterbury. It escaped the fire in 1666, and is of considerable extent, being 180 feet long, 67 broad and 35 high; it has a plain bell tower, with a will proportioned turret, about 80 feet in height from the ground. This church is considerable antiquity, as appears from the circumstance of Richard the First having founded and endowed a Chapel within its walls."[6]

William Penn, founder of Pennsylvania, was baptized here.

All Hallows Barking Parish was part of Tower Ward. The modern name of this parish is All Hallows by the Tower.

Here's a brief history of this parish, online at the All Hallows, Barking website.

Maskell's 1864 history of the parish has been digitized:

  • Maskell, Joseph. Berkyngechirche juxta Turrim. Collections in Illustration of the Parochial History and Antiquities of the Ancient Parish of Allhallows Barking, in the City of London. 1864. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive; another Internet Archive copy.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: All Hallows-by-the-Tower

References

  1. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  2. John Hanson, 'City of London Burials,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  3. Taken from the Province of Canterbury Marriage Licenses and Allegations - Vicar General.
  4. Payne Fisher and G. Blacker Morgan, Catalogue of the Tombs in the Churches of the City of London, A.D. 1666 (1668; reprint, London: Hasell, Watson, Viney, Ld., 1885). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  5. Percy C. Rushden, The Churchyard Inscriptions of the City of London (London: Phillimore and Co., Ltd., 1910). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  6. James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: Google Books.