St Ethelburga

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*Cobb, W.F., ed. ''The Registers of the Church of St. Ethelburga the Virgin within Bishopsgate''. The Church, 1915. Includes baptisms (1671-1914), marriages (1679-1915), burials (1672-1849).<ref>Stuart A. Raymond, ''London and Middlesex: A Genealogical Bibliography'' (Birmingham, UK: Federation of Family History Societies, c1997), Vol. 2:27.</ref>
  
 
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.  
 
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.  
  
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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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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Revision as of 22:55, 16 January 2012

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Contents

Parish History

"St Ethelburga, the church of, is situated on the eastern side of Bishopsgate Street, near to the corner of Little St. Helens. It derives its name from being dedicated to the memory of the first Christian princes of the Anglo-Saxon race, the daughter of Ethelbert, king of can't, embracing the Christian religion became the patron on St. Augustin, the English apostle. As church escaped the ravages of the great fire, in 1666, and is an irregular building in the ancient English style. The advowson of his church, which is a rectory, was in the prioress and nuns on St. Helen, tumor suppression of the religious houses in 1539.  It then came to the crown, and was granted by Queen Elizabeth to the Bishop of London and his successors, with whom it still continues. It is in the city in the archdeacon read of London."[1]

The parish was also known as St Ethelburga Bishopsgate Parish, alternatively spelled St Ethelburga Bishops Gate Parish. It belonged to Bishopsgate Ward.

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

Pallot: 1800-1837

Cobb published the parish registers of St Ethelburga, but his book has not yet been digitised:

  • Cobb, W.F., ed. The Registers of the Church of St. Ethelburga the Virgin within Bishopsgate. The Church, 1915. Includes baptisms (1671-1914), marriages (1679-1915), burials (1672-1849).[2]

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

1625 Subsidy

  • St Ethelburga, Bishopsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/511); copy: FHL Film 2228703.

1638 Inhabitants List

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.

Probate records

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

Before 1858, St Ethelburga 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.[3] 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

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Transcripts of early St Ethelburga 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.[4]

A cemetery survey (1910), available online, covers monumental inscriptions in the St Ethelburga churchyard.[5]

Poor Law Unions

During the seventeenth century, officials gave some foundlings discovered in St Ethelburga Parish the unique surname Ethelburga.[6]

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

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Ethelburga's Bishopsgate

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