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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[St_Alphage_London_Wall|St Alphage London Wall]]''  
  
== Parish History  ==
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=== Church records  ===
 
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"St Alphage, the church of is situated in Aldermanbury and London wall, having an entrance from each. It derives its name from St Alphage or Elphage, a noble Saxon saint, and Archbishop of Canterbury, who was murdered at Greenwich by the Danes, in the year 1013. The former church, which was a small and mean edifice, escaped the flames in 1666, but has been recently rebuilt from the designs of the younger Mr. George Dance. It has the singularity of having elliptical columns instead of circular, where, being attached to the wall in a very narrow street, great projection could not be obtained,and consequently produce a better effect of light and shade from the depth of the undercutting, than either pilasters or half columns. The living is a rectory in the patronage of the Bishop of London..."<ref name="elmes">James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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Also known as "St Alphege London Wall."
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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  ====
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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.  
 
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  ====
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=== Census records  ===
  
===== 1541 Subsidy  =====
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==== 1541 Subsidy  ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36109 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Cripplegate Ward - Seynt Alphey Besyde Crepulgate], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36109 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Cripplegate Ward - Seynt Alphey Besyde Crepulgate], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
  
===== 1582 Subsidy  =====
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==== 1582 Subsidy  ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36135 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Cripplegate Ward - St Alphage &amp; St Olaves Parishes], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36135 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Cripplegate Ward - St Alphage &amp; St Olaves Parishes], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
  
===== 1666 Hearth Tax  =====
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==== 1666 Hearth Tax  ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118506 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Alphage London Wall], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118506 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Alphage London Wall], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
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Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.  
 
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.  
  
==== Probate 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  ===
  
 
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.  
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Before 1858, {{PAGENAME}} fell under the jurisdiction of the [[Court of the Archdeaconry of London|Court of the Archdeaconry of London]]. In practice, many residents left their wills in the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of Canterbury]] from the 1700s through 1858.<ref>[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutNWI-acl.aspx "About Archdeaconry Court of London Wills Index 1750-1800"], ''British Origins,'' accessed 23 December 2011.</ref> From 1858 to the present, refer to the [[Principal Probate Registry|Principal Probate Registry]].  
 
Before 1858, {{PAGENAME}} fell under the jurisdiction of the [[Court of the Archdeaconry of London|Court of the Archdeaconry of London]]. In practice, many residents left their wills in the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of Canterbury]] from the 1700s through 1858.<ref>[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutNWI-acl.aspx "About Archdeaconry Court of London Wills Index 1750-1800"], ''British Origins,'' accessed 23 December 2011.</ref> 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.  
  
 
=== Cemetery  ===
 
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=== Poor Law Unions ===
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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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"St Alphage, the church of is situated in Aldermanbury and London wall, having an entrance from each. It derives its name from St Alphage or Elphage, a noble Saxon saint, and Archbishop of Canterbury, who was murdered at Greenwich by the Danes, in the year 1013. The former church, which was a small and mean edifice, escaped the flames in 1666, but has been recently rebuilt from the designs of the younger Mr. George Dance. It has the singularity of having elliptical columns instead of circular, where, being attached to the wall in a very narrow street, great projection could not be obtained,and consequently produce a better effect of light and shade from the depth of the undercutting, than either pilasters or half columns. The living is a rectory in the patronage of the Bishop of London..."<ref name="elmes">James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
  
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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Also known as "St Alphege London Wall."
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
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*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Society of Genealogists Library&nbsp;Catalogue] (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Alphage')
 
*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Society of Genealogists Library&nbsp;Catalogue] (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Alphage')
  
== References ==
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Contents

Church records

Online St Alphage London Wall Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1613
1613
1614
Images
1613-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1906 Ancestry[2] 1754-1836 Ancestry[3] 1813-1848 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1813-1863 FamilySearch[5] 1613-1837 British Origins[6] 1614-1849 findmypast[7]
    1613-1837 findmypast[8] 1813-1851 findmypast[9]
    1754-1885

FamilySearch[10]

1813-1851 findmypast[11]
    1800-1837 Ancestry[12]    

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

1541 Subsidy

1582 Subsidy

1666 Hearth Tax

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

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, St Alphage London Wall, London Genealogy fell under the jurisdiction of the Court of the Archdeaconry of London. In practice, many residents left their wills in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury from the 1700s through 1858.[13] 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

Londonstalphegecemetery.jpg

Transcripts of early St Alphage London Wall, London Genealogy 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.[14]

A cemetery survey (1910), available online, covers monumental inscriptions in the St Alphege London Wall churchyard.[15]

Records of the Poor

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

Parish History

"St Alphage, the church of is situated in Aldermanbury and London wall, having an entrance from each. It derives its name from St Alphage or Elphage, a noble Saxon saint, and Archbishop of Canterbury, who was murdered at Greenwich by the Danes, in the year 1013. The former church, which was a small and mean edifice, escaped the flames in 1666, but has been recently rebuilt from the designs of the younger Mr. George Dance. It has the singularity of having elliptical columns instead of circular, where, being attached to the wall in a very narrow street, great projection could not be obtained,and consequently produce a better effect of light and shade from the depth of the undercutting, than either pilasters or half columns. The living is a rectory in the patronage of the Bishop of London..."[16]

Also known as "St Alphege London Wall."

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

Wikipedia
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References

  1. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Alphage London Wall in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  2. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Alphage London Wall in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Alphage London Wall in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Alphage London Wall in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  5. Batch C041301, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  6. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  7. 'Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  8. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net, accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  9. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  10. Batch M041301, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  11. 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 4 April 2013.
  12. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  13. "About Archdeaconry Court of London Wills Index 1750-1800", British Origins, accessed 23 December 2011.
  14. 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.
  15. Percy C. Rushden, The Churchyard Inscriptions of the City of London (London: Phillimore and Co., Ltd., 1910). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  16. James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: Google Books.