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Parish History

"St Margaret Lothbury with St Christopher le Stocks and St Bartholomew by the Exchange, the church of, is situated on the north side of Lothbury, opposite the south front of the Bank of England. It derives its name from being dedicated to St. Margaret, a... saint of Antioch, who in the reign of the Emperor Decius is efficient from a situation, and to distinguish it from the other churches of the same city. The ancient church, which was built in 1440 being destroyed at the great fire of 1666, the present stone edifice was elected Mr. Christopher Wren, and finished in 1690. It stands upon the ancient course of Walbrook, and is a plain substantial building. The interior is also the current in order with columns, clusters and in temperatures of excellent proportions. It is 66 feet in length, 44 in breadth and 36 in height, well lighted by a row of lofty windows. The church is a rectory, the foundation of which is of a of great antiquity, as appears from Jon Haslam Field was presented to it by the Abbess and convent of Barking, in Essex,... in 1303. The patronage continued in that convent till the time of the reformation, when being dissolved, it fell to teh crown, who gave it up to the Bishop of London...

"At the time when the church of St Christopher-le-Stocks was pulled down to make way for the west end of the Bank of England, by Princes Street, that parish was united to it by act of Parliament. The advowson is a rectory in the city, diocese and archdeaconry of London, and in the patronage of the Bishop of that see."[1]

These parishes belonged to Broad Street Ward.

St Bartholomew by the Exchange is also known as St Bartholomew by Royal Exchange.

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

  • Freshfield, Edwin. On the Parish Books of St. Margaret-Lothbury, St. Christopher-le-Stocks, and St. Bartholomew-by-the Exchange, in the City of London. London: J.B. Nichols and Sons, 1876. Digital version at Google Books.

St Bartholomew by the Exchange Parish

Online St Bartholomew by the Exchange Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1558
1558
1558
Images
1558-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1890 Ancestry[3] 1813-1840, 1917 Ancestry[4] 1813-1838 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1558-1840 FamilySearch[6] 1558-1837 FindMyPast[7] 1559-1838 FindMyPast[8]
    1723-1840

FamilySearch[9]

1754-1852 FindMyPast[10]
    1754-1837 BritishOrigins[11] 1813-1852 BritishOrigins[12]
    1800-1837 Ancestry[13]    
  • Freshfield, Edwin. The Vestry Minute Books of the Parish of St. Bartholomew Exchange in the City of London: 1567-1676. 1890. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.
  • The Account Books of the Parish of St. Bartholomew Exchange in the City of London 1596-1698. 1895. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.

St Christopher le Stocks Parish

Online St Christopher le Stocks Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1557
1558
1558
Images
1557-1781 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
    1754-1780 Ancestry[4]    
Indexes 1557-1781 FamilySearch[14] 1558-1780 GoogleBooks[15] 1559-1780 FindMyPast[8]
1558-1781 GoogleBooks[15] 1558-1780 FindMyPast[7] 1558-1781 GoogleBooks[15]
    1558-1780

FamilySearch[16]

1813-1853 FindMyPast[10]
    1800-1837 Ancestry[13] 1813-1853 BritishOrigins[12]
  • Freshfield, Edwin. Minutes of the Vestry Meetings and Other Records of the Parish of St. Christopher le Stocks, in the City of London. 1886. Digital version at Internet Archive.

St Margaret Lothbury Parish

Online St Margaret Lothbury Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1558
1558
1558
Images
1558-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1906 Ancestry[3] 1754-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1853 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1558-1774 FamilySearch[17] 1558-1837 FindMyPast[7] 1558-1853 FindMyPast[8]
    1558-1837

FamilySearch[18]

1813-1853 FindMyPast[10]
    1754-1837 BritishOrigins[11] 1813-1853 BritishOrigins[12]
    1805-1837 Ancestry[13]    

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 Margaret, Lothbury, Coleman Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/513); copy: FHL Film 2228703.

1638 Inhabitants List

1641 Subsidy

  • St Christopher le Stocks, Cornhill Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/568); copy: FHL Film 2228704.

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Probate records

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

Before 1858, St Christopher le Stocks fell under the jurisdiction of the Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London. St Bartholomew by the Exchange and St Margaret Lothbury fell under the jurisdiction of the Court of the Archdeaconry of London. In practice, many residents of St Bartholomew and St Margaret left their wills in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury from the 1700s through 1858.[19] 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 Margaret Lothbury with St Christopher le Stocks and St Bartholomew by the Exchange 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.[20]

A cemetery survey (1910), available online, covers monumental inscriptions in the St Margaret Lothbury churchyard.[21]

Poor Law Unions

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

Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

Wikipedia
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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. 2.0 2.1 2.2 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Bartholomew by the Exchange in the City of London | St Christopher le Stocks in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</center>
  3. 3.0 3.1 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Bartholomew by the Exchange in the City of London | St Margaret Lothbury in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  4. 4.0 4.1 4.2 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Bartholomew by the Exchange in the City of London | St Christopher Le Stocks in the City of London | St Margaret Lothbury in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  5. 5.0 5.1 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Bartholomew by the Exchange in the City of London | St Margaret Lothbury and Lothbury St Margaret in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  6. Batches C022311, C022312, C022313, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 '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. 8.0 8.1 8.2 'Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  9. Batch M022313, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxx.
  10. 10.0 10.1 10.2 John Hanson, 'City of London Burials,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  11. 11.0 11.1 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  12. 12.0 12.1 12.2 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' British Origins, accessed 4 April 2013.
  13. 13.0 13.1 13.2 Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  14. Batch P020641, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  15. 15.0 15.1 15.2 Edwin Freshfield, The Register Book of the Parish of St. Christopher le Stocks in the City of London (London: Rixon and Arnold, 1882). 3 vols.
  16. Batch M020641, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  17. Batch C022732, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  18. Batches M022731, M022732-M022733, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  19. "About Archdeaconry Court of London Wills Index 1750-1800", British Origins, accessed 23 December 2011.
  20. 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.
  21. Percy C. Rushden, The Churchyard Inscriptions of the City of London (London: Phillimore and Co., Ltd., 1910). Digitised by Internet Archive.

 

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