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Parish History

St Augustine with St Faith, Old Change.  This church is situated behind number 35, St. Paul's churchyard, and at the corner of Watling Street, in the ward of Farringdon Within. It is dedicated to St. August and or Austin the monk, the English apostle.  The old church having suffered by the fire of London, was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, in 1683.  The interior is of the Ionic order, 51 feet long, 45 broad and 30 hi.  Owing to the smallness of the parishes, that of St. Faith's is united to it, and they are a rectory, the advowson of which is in the dean in Chapter St. Paul's, in whose patronage it appears always to have been, for it is mentioned in their books as early as the year in 1181...[1]

St Augustine Parish was part of Bread Street Ward. Only the church tower survives for St Augustine's today.[2] Also known as St Austin Parish.

St Faith Parish is also known as St Faith under St Pauls.

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 Augustine Parish

Online St Augustine Parish Register Images and Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
Earliest 1559 1559 1559
Images 1559-1754 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[3]
1813-1903 Ancestry[4] 1754-1917 Ancestry[5] 1813-1853 Ancestry[6]
Indexes 1559-1861 FamilySearch[7] 1559-1754 FamilySearch[8] 1559-1812 FindMyPast[9]
    1559-1836 FindMyPast[10] 1754-1853 FindMyPast[11]
    1776-1800 British Origins[12]    
    1780-1837 Ancestry[13]    

St Faith Parish

Online St Faith Parish Register Images and Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
Earliest 1645 1645 1645
Images 1645-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[14]
1813-1900 Ancestry[15] 1813-1837 Ancestry[16] 1813-1853 Ancestry[17]
Indexes 1645-1875 FamilySearch[18] 1813-1837 FindMyPast[19] 1645-1812 FindMyPast[20]
    1780-1837 Ancestry[21] 1804-1853 FindMyPast[22]

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

1541 Subsidy

1582 Subsidy

1589 Subsidy

1638 Inhabitants List

1666 Hearth Tax

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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 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.

Poor Law Unions

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Web Sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Faith under St. Paul's
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Augustine Watling Street

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.
  2. "St Augustine with St Faith (Tower only)", Friends of The City Churches, accessed 18 October 2011.
  3. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Augustine, Watling Street in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Augustine Watling Street in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Augustine Watling Street in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  6. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Augustine Watling Street in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  7. Batches C022412, P022411, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxxx.
  8. Batch M022412, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxxx.
  9. "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  10. "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
  11. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  12. "Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches," British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  13. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  14. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Faith Under St Paul in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  15. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Faith Under St Paul's in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  16. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Faith Under St Paul's in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  17. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Faith Under St Paul's in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  18. Batch C022352, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  19. "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
  20. "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  21. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  22. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.

 

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