St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, London Genealogy

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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
"St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, it is situated at the southwest corner Guildhall Yard and at Cateaton Street .  It derives its name has been dedicated to St. Lawrence, a Spanish saint...[and of it's location] near the Jewry.  In the ancient church on the site was a rectory, which being given by Henry de Wickenbroke to Balliol College, in 1294, directory ceased, and Richard Bishop of London, converted it into a vicarage, and the patronage still continues with the master and scholars of that college. It was destroyed by the great fire of 1666, and was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, at the expense of the parishioners, assisted by a very liberal benefaction by Sir John Langham.  The parish of St. Mary, Magdalene, Milk Street, was united in to it by an act of parliament, and the church was finished in 1676.  The present church is a handsome building of the Corinthian order, and the east end, next Guildhall Yard, is a composition of or Corinthian columns, with niches and festoons of fruit.  On the summit of the steeple, is a vane in the form of a gridiron, illustrative of St. Lawrence's martyrdom.  The interior is rich, and beautifully decorated with elaborately modeled stucco ornaments, and has several monuments to celebrated persons.  It is 81 feet long, 68 broad, and 48 high.  This church is occasionally used Bo and Walbrook churches [which see, respectively, St. Mary le Bow and Stephen Walbrook] for corporation sermons. The advowson of this church is a vicarage, and in that of its sister parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Milk Street, is a rectory, and to the patronage is alternately with Baliol College and the dean and chapter of St. Paul's.  It is in the city in archdeaconry of London..."  
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"St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, it is situated at the southwest corner Guildhall Yard and at Cateaton Street&nbsp;.&nbsp; It derives its name has been dedicated to St. Lawrence, a Spanish saint...[and of it's location] near the Jewry.&nbsp; In the ancient church on the site was a rectory, which being given by Henry&nbsp;de Wickenbroke to Balliol College, in 1294, directory ceased, and Richard Bishop of London, converted it into a vicarage, and the patronage still continues with the master and scholars of that college. It was destroyed by the great fire of 1666, and was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, at the expense of the parishioners, assisted by a very liberal benefaction by Sir John Langham.&nbsp; The parish of St. Mary, Magdalene, Milk Street, was united in to it by an act of parliament, and the church was finished in 1676.&nbsp; The present church is a handsome building of the Corinthian order, and the east end, next Guildhall Yard, is a composition of or Corinthian columns, with niches and festoons of fruit.&nbsp; On the summit of the steeple, is&nbsp;a vane&nbsp;in the form of a gridiron, illustrative of St. Lawrence's martyrdom.&nbsp; The interior is rich, and beautifully decorated with elaborately modeled stucco ornaments, and has several monuments to celebrated persons.&nbsp; It is 81 feet long, 68 broad, and 48 high.&nbsp; This church is occasionally used Bo and Walbrook churches [which see, respectively, St. Mary le Bow&nbsp;and&nbsp;Stephen Walbrook]&nbsp;for corporation sermons.&nbsp;The advowson of this church is a vicarage, and in that of its sister parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Milk Street,&nbsp;is a rectory, and to the patronage is alternately with Baliol&nbsp;College and the dean and chapter&nbsp;of St. Paul's.&nbsp;&nbsp;It is in the city in 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>
 
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[Adapted from: "Topographical Dictionary of London" by James Elmes; published 1831]  
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== 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  ===
  
 
To find the names of the neighboring 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 neighboring 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.  
 
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  ===
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==== 1638 Inhabitants List ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32020 Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St Lawrence, Old Jewry], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32020 Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St Lawrence, Old Jewry], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]  
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32046 Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St Mary Maudlin, Milk Street], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]  
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*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=32046 Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St Mary Maudlin, Milk Street], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk British History Online]
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118785 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Lawrence Jewry], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
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==== 1666 Hearth Tax ====
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*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118785 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Lawrence Jewry], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118798 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Mary Magdalen Milk Street], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118798 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Mary Magdalen Milk Street], 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. Go to [[Middlesex Probate Records|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.  
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[London Probate Records|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.  
  
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
  
 
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
 
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
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*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue] (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Lawrence Jewry' or 'St Mary Magdalen Milk Street')
 
*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue] (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Lawrence Jewry' or 'St Mary Magdalen Milk Street')
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Parish History

"St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, it is situated at the southwest corner Guildhall Yard and at Cateaton Street .  It derives its name has been dedicated to St. Lawrence, a Spanish saint...[and of it's location] near the Jewry.  In the ancient church on the site was a rectory, which being given by Henry de Wickenbroke to Balliol College, in 1294, directory ceased, and Richard Bishop of London, converted it into a vicarage, and the patronage still continues with the master and scholars of that college. It was destroyed by the great fire of 1666, and was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, at the expense of the parishioners, assisted by a very liberal benefaction by Sir John Langham.  The parish of St. Mary, Magdalene, Milk Street, was united in to it by an act of parliament, and the church was finished in 1676.  The present church is a handsome building of the Corinthian order, and the east end, next Guildhall Yard, is a composition of or Corinthian columns, with niches and festoons of fruit.  On the summit of the steeple, is a vane in the form of a gridiron, illustrative of St. Lawrence's martyrdom.  The interior is rich, and beautifully decorated with elaborately modeled stucco ornaments, and has several monuments to celebrated persons.  It is 81 feet long, 68 broad, and 48 high.  This church is occasionally used Bo and Walbrook churches [which see, respectively, St. Mary le Bow and Stephen Walbrook] for corporation sermons. The advowson of this church is a vicarage, and in that of its sister parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Milk Street, is a rectory, and to the patronage is alternately with Baliol College and the dean and chapter of St. Paul's.  It is in the city in archdeaconry of London..."[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

To find the names of the neighboring 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

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. 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.

Poor Law Unions

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

References


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