Lambe's Chapel, London Genealogy

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 Lamb's Chapel is situated in a court at the northwest corner of Monkwell Street, and was found in the reign of Edward I. at the dissolution of the religious houses or Henry VIII granted to William Lambe, a rich citizen and cloth worker, bequeathed it in 1568, with other property, to the cloth workers company, of which he was a member.  It has been recently rebuilt with the row of alms houses by the company. [Adapted from: ''Topographical Dictionary of London'' by james Elmes; published 1831]
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'''London Lambe's Chapel''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.
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==== Church records  ====
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Lambe's Chapel registers from 1618-1698 and 1709-1753 have been digitized by [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 Ancestry.com] ($).
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Lambe's Chapel marriages 1619-1626, 1640, 1688, 1696-1698, and 1709-1753 are included in [http://britishorigins.com/help/aboutbo-wlm-supp.aspx#BMS-dates Webb's London Marriages] ($).
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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==== Census records  ====
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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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==== Probate records  ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Middlesex Probate Records|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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==== Records of the Poor  ====
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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== Parish History  ==
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"Lamb's Chapel is situated in a court at the northwest corner of Monkwell Street, and was found in the reign of Edward I. At the dissolution of&nbsp;religious houses, Henry VIII granted it to William Lambe, a rich citizen and clothworker, who bequeathed it in 1568, with other property, to the Clothworkers Company, of which he was a member.&nbsp; It has been recently rebuilt with&nbsp;a row of alms houses by the company."<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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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
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== Websites  ==
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*[http://www.history.ac.uk/gh/16ii.htm Records of non-parochial Anglican churches and chapels], ''Anglican Churches, Chapels and Parishes'', Guildhall Library Manuscripts Section.
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*[http://www.londonfhc.org/content/catalogue?c=1&p=England,England,London,Lamb%27s+Chapel+Monkwell+Street&f=1 London Family History Centre Catalogue]
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Revision as of 21:31, 4 October 2012

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London Lambe's Chapel family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.

Contents

Church records

Lambe's Chapel registers from 1618-1698 and 1709-1753 have been digitized by Ancestry.com ($).

Lambe's Chapel marriages 1619-1626, 1640, 1688, 1696-1698, and 1709-1753 are included in Webb's London Marriages ($).

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.

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Census records

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. 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.

Records of the Poor

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

Parish History

"Lamb's Chapel is situated in a court at the northwest corner of Monkwell Street, and was found in the reign of Edward I. At the dissolution of religious houses, Henry VIII granted it to William Lambe, a rich citizen and clothworker, who bequeathed it in 1568, with other property, to the Clothworkers Company, of which he was a member.  It has been recently rebuilt with a row of alms houses by the company."[1]

Maps and Gazetteers

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

St Giles without Cripplegate.png

Websites

(The London Family History Centre Catalogue is a terrific resource for identifying FamilySearch's London collections).

References

  1. 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.