St George Botolph-Lane with St Botolph Billingsgate

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"St George Botolph-Lane with St Botolph Billingsgate, the church of, is situated a few houses on the right from Little Eastcheap. It derives its name from the ancient English Saint George of Cappadocia. It is an ancient rectory...and was originally in the gift of the Abbott and convent of St. Saviour Bermondsey, at whose dissolution it came to the crown.&nbsp; The old church was burned down in 1666, and the present edifice erected in 1674, by Sir Christopher Wren.&nbsp; The exterior is in a handsome old style, and decorated with some well executed sculpture; the interior is composed of the nave and two aisles, separated like columns of the composite order, which support a handsome vaulted roof.&nbsp; It is 54 feet in length, 36 in breadth, and 36 in height.&nbsp; After the fire, the parish of St. Botolph, (see that church [St Botolph Billingsgate]), was united by act of Parliament to this parish.&nbsp; That parish was also a rectory, the advowson&nbsp;of which was anciently in lay hands, but in 1194 was successfully claimed by the Dean and chapter of St. Paul's, under a deed of gift from Odgarus.&nbsp; It continued with them till its union with St. George, when the patronage was exerted by them and the crown, alternately.&nbsp; It is in the city and Archdeaconry of London..."<ref>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>  
 
"St George Botolph-Lane with St Botolph Billingsgate, the church of, is situated a few houses on the right from Little Eastcheap. It derives its name from the ancient English Saint George of Cappadocia. It is an ancient rectory...and was originally in the gift of the Abbott and convent of St. Saviour Bermondsey, at whose dissolution it came to the crown.&nbsp; The old church was burned down in 1666, and the present edifice erected in 1674, by Sir Christopher Wren.&nbsp; The exterior is in a handsome old style, and decorated with some well executed sculpture; the interior is composed of the nave and two aisles, separated like columns of the composite order, which support a handsome vaulted roof.&nbsp; It is 54 feet in length, 36 in breadth, and 36 in height.&nbsp; After the fire, the parish of St. Botolph, (see that church [St Botolph Billingsgate]), was united by act of Parliament to this parish.&nbsp; That parish was also a rectory, the advowson&nbsp;of which was anciently in lay hands, but in 1194 was successfully claimed by the Dean and chapter of St. Paul's, under a deed of gift from Odgarus.&nbsp; It continued with them till its union with St. George, when the patronage was exerted by them and the crown, alternately.&nbsp; It is in the city and Archdeaconry of London..."<ref>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>  
  
St Botolph Billingsgate Parish is also known as St Botolph by Billingsgate Parish.
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St Botolph Billingsgate Parish is also known as St Botolph by Billingsgate Parish.  
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==
  
==== Civil Registration  ====
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=== Civil Registration  ===
  
 
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].  
 
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].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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=== Church records  ===
  
 
St George Botolph-Lane and St Botolph Billingsgate were originally two individual parishes. Each maintained separate parish registers.  
 
St George Botolph-Lane and St Botolph Billingsgate were originally two individual parishes. Each maintained separate parish registers.  
  
===== St George Botolph-Lane  =====
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==== St George Botolph-Lane  ====
  
{{LondonStGeorge}}
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{{LondonStGeorge}}  
  
===== St Botolph Billingsgate  =====
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==== St Botolph Billingsgate  ====
  
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{{Category:LondonStBotolphBillingsgate}}  
  
 
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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=== Census records  ===
  
===== 1541 Subsidy  =====
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==== 1541 Subsidy  ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36098 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Billingsgate Ward - The Paryshe of Saynt Botulphe], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36098 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Billingsgate Ward - The Paryshe of Saynt Botulphe], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36098 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Billingsgate Ward - The Paryshe of Saynt George], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36098 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Billingsgate Ward - The Paryshe of Saynt George], 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=36124 1582 London Subsidy, Billingsgate Ward - St Buttolphes Parishe], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36124 1582 London Subsidy, Billingsgate Ward - St Buttolphes Parishe], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]  
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==== 1621 Subsidy  ====
 
==== 1621 Subsidy  ====
  
*St Botolph, Billingsgate, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/486); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>
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*St Botolph, Billingsgate, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/486); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>  
 
*St George, Botolph Lane, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/486); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>
 
*St George, Botolph Lane, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/486); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>
  
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*St George, Botolph Lane, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/563); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228704}}.<br>
 
*St George, Botolph Lane, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/563); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228704}}.<br>
  
===== 1638 Inhabitants List  =====
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==== 1638 Inhabitants List  ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32000 Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St Botolph, Billingsgate], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32000 Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St Botolph, Billingsgate], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32011 Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St George Buttolph Lane], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32011 Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St George Buttolph Lane], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]
  
==== 1645 Subsidy ====
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==== 1645 Subsidy ====
  
 
*St Botolph, Billingsgate, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/583); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228704}}.<br>
 
*St Botolph, Billingsgate, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/583); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228704}}.<br>
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*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118624 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St George Botolph Lane], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118624 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St George Botolph Lane], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
  
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.
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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.  
  
==== Probate records  ====
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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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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.  
 
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.  
  
From 1858 to the present, refer to the [[Principal Probate Registry|Principal Probate Registry]].
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From 1858 to the present, refer to the [[Principal Probate Registry|Principal Probate Registry]].  
  
 
=== Cemetery  ===
 
=== Cemetery  ===
[[Image:Londonstbotolphbillingsgatecemetery.jpg|thumb|right]]
 
{{LondonCemetery|churches}}
 
  
{{LondonMI|50|St George Botolph Lane}}
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{{LondonMI|50|St George Botolph Lane}}  
  
 
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
 
=== Poor Law Unions  ===
  
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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During the seventeenth century, officials gave some foundlings discovered in St Botolph Billingsgate Parish the unique surname ''Billingsgate''.<ref>Nathan W. Murphy, "London Foundlings in Colonial America: Overseas Leads to Dead Ends: John Abchurch, William Abchurch, Isaac Jewry, and Henry Woolchurch of Virginia and Maryland," ''The American Genealogist,'' Vol. 83, No. 2 (Jul./Oct. 2008):131-140.</ref>
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue] (to narrow results, conduct subject searches for 'London St Botolph Billingsgate' or 'London St George')
 
*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue] (to narrow results, conduct subject searches for 'London St Botolph Billingsgate' or 'London St George')
  
{{Wikipedia|St_George_Botolph_Lane|St George Botolph Lane}}{{Wikipedia|St_Botolph_Billingsgate|St Botolph Billingsgate}}
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{{Wikipedia|St_George_Botolph_Lane|St George Botolph Lane}}{{Wikipedia|St_Botolph_Billingsgate|St Botolph Billingsgate}}  
  
 
== References  ==
 
== References  ==

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Parish History

"St George Botolph-Lane with St Botolph Billingsgate, the church of, is situated a few houses on the right from Little Eastcheap. It derives its name from the ancient English Saint George of Cappadocia. It is an ancient rectory...and was originally in the gift of the Abbott and convent of St. Saviour Bermondsey, at whose dissolution it came to the crown.  The old church was burned down in 1666, and the present edifice erected in 1674, by Sir Christopher Wren.  The exterior is in a handsome old style, and decorated with some well executed sculpture; the interior is composed of the nave and two aisles, separated like columns of the composite order, which support a handsome vaulted roof.  It is 54 feet in length, 36 in breadth, and 36 in height.  After the fire, the parish of St. Botolph, (see that church [St Botolph Billingsgate]), was united by act of Parliament to this parish.  That parish was also a rectory, the advowson of which was anciently in lay hands, but in 1194 was successfully claimed by the Dean and chapter of St. Paul's, under a deed of gift from Odgarus.  It continued with them till its union with St. George, when the patronage was exerted by them and the crown, alternately.  It is in the city and Archdeaconry of London..."[1]

St Botolph Billingsgate Parish is also known as St Botolph by Billingsgate Parish.

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 George Botolph-Lane and St Botolph Billingsgate were originally two individual parishes. Each maintained separate parish registers.

St George Botolph-Lane

Online St George Botolph-Lane Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1546
1546
1546
Images
1546-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1891 Ancestry[3] 1754-1890 Ancestry[4] 1813-1848 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1813-1863 FamilySearch[6] 1547-1837 FindMyPast[7] 1802-1849 FindMyPast[8]
    1754-1885 FamilySearch[9] 1813-1848 BritishOrigins[10]
    1800-1837 Ancestry[11]    

St Botolph Billingsgate

Category:LondonStBotolphBillingsgate

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

1621 Subsidy

  • St Botolph, Billingsgate, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/486); copy: FHL Film 2228702.
  • St George, Botolph Lane, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/486); copy: FHL Film 2228702.

1628 Subsidy

  • St Botolph, Billingsgate, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/563); copy: FHL Film 2228704.
  • St George, Botolph Lane, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/563); copy: FHL Film 2228704.

1638 Inhabitants List

1645 Subsidy

  • St Botolph, Billingsgate, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/583); copy: FHL Film 2228704.

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 George Botolph-Lane with St Botolph Billingsgate fell under the jurisdiction of the Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London.

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.

From 1858 to the present, refer to the Principal Probate Registry.

Cemetery

Londonstbotolphbillingsgatecemetery.jpg
Transcripts of early St George Botolph-Lane with St Botolph Billingsgate tombs found in the interior of the churches 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.[12]

A cemetery survey (1910), available online, covers monumental inscriptions in the St George Botolph Lane churchyard.[13]

Poor Law Unions

During the seventeenth century, officials gave some foundlings discovered in St Botolph Billingsgate Parish the unique surname Billingsgate.[14]

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.

Web sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St George Botolph Lane
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Botolph Billingsgate

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 (£). Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Partially indexed.
  6. Batch C040561, 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. '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
  8. John Hanson, 'City of London Burials,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  9. Batch M040561, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  10. Cite error: Invalid <ref> tag; no text was provided for refs named greater
  11. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  12. 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.
  13. Percy C. Rushden, The Churchyard Inscriptions of the City of London (London: Phillimore and Co., Ltd., 1910). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  14. Nathan W. Murphy, "London Foundlings in Colonial America: Overseas Leads to Dead Ends: John Abchurch, William Abchurch, Isaac Jewry, and Henry Woolchurch of Virginia and Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 83, No. 2 (Jul./Oct. 2008):131-140.