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Parish History

St Ann and St Agnes with St John Zachary, the church of, is ont eh north side of St Ann's Lane, at the northern extremity of the New Post office in St Martin's le Grand, and receives its name from being dedicated to St Ann, the mother of the Virgin Mary, and its addition from its situation as being formerly diesignated  St Ann in the Willows, from the number of trees of that species which grew in that neighbourhood. The foundation of this church is very ancient, and mention of it as so in 1322. It is a rectory, and the patronage was formerly in the dean and canons of the conventual church of St Martin's le Grand, until that corporation was annexed to the Abbey of Westminster, became patrons. Ont he supporession of teh bishopric of Westminster by Queen Mary, she gave it to the Bishop of London and his successors, in whom it still remains, alternately, with the dean and chapeter of St Paul's [Cathedral]. The old church was destroyed by the fire of London, and the presnet church was erected on its site by Sir Christopher Wren in 1680, and the parish of St John Zachary united to it. The interior is 53 feet square, and 35 feet high, and is sub-divided into a smaller square in the centre by four handsome Corintian columns, which support an ornamented ceiling...[1]

Resources

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.

Church records

St Ann and St Agnes Parish

Online St Ann and St Agnes Parish Register Images and Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
Earliest 1640 1641 1640
Images 1629-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1903 Ancestry[3] 1754-1920 Ancestry[4] 1813-1853 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1640-1861 FamilySearch[6] 1629-1630 British Origins[7] 1813-1851 FindMyPast[8]
    1629-1630 FindMyPast[9]    
    1641-1837

FamilySearch[10]

   
    xxxx Ancestry[11]    

St John Zachary Parish

Online St John Zachary Parish Register Images and Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
Earliest 1640 1665 1665
Images 1665-1666, 1693-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[12]
1813-1895 Ancestry[13] 1755-1837 Ancestry[14] 1813-1849 Ancestry[15]
Indexes 1640-1875 FamilySearch[16] 1665-1837 FindMyPast[17] 1813-1849 FindMyPast[18]
    1750-1837

FamilySearch[19]

   
    xxxx Ancestry[20]    


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Census

1541 Subsidy

1582 Subsidy

1589 Subsidy

1638 Inhabitants List

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Church Records

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Probate records

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

  1. 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.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Anne and St Agnes in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Anne and St Agnes Aldersgate in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Anne and St Agnes Aldersgate in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Anne and St Agnes Aldersgate in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  6. Batch C022361, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxx.
  7. "Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches," British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  8. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  9. "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
  10. Batches M022361, M022461, 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. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  12. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St John Zachary in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  13. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St John Zachary in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  14. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St John Zachary in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  15. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St John Zachary in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  16. Batch C022461, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxx.
  17. "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
  18. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  19. Batch M022461, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxx.
  20. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm

 

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