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The City of London was divided into sections known as wards. Each ward consisted of a group of parishes.

Many sources, such as tax and London Sessions records, group parishes into wards. Knowing this jurisdiction aids researchers in locating ancestors in these records.




Clandestine Fleet Prison marriages took place in Farringdon Ward Without. A subscription site, BMDregisters.co.uk has digitized Clandestine Marriages and Baptisms in Fleet Prison, King's Bench Prison, the Mint and the May Fair Chapel, 1667-c1777. Learn more about this collection (RG7) at Guide to BMD Registers.[1]



1645 Subsidy

  • Farringdon Ward Without, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/590 Part 10); copy: FHL Film 2228704.

1646 Subsidy

  • Farringdon Without Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/586); copy: FHL Film 2228704.


Web Sites

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Farringdon Without Ward


  1. Else Churchill, "Stuck in London: resources at the SOG and elsewhere." Presentation, Society of Genealogists, 2011. Slides available online.


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