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Parish History

"St Margaret Pattens with St Gabriel Fenchurch, the church of, it situated at the southeast corner of Rood Lane, Fenchurch Street, andderives its name from its dedication to the before-mentioned St Margaret, and its addition from being situated in a lane occupied at that time by only makers and sellers of pattens. The original foundation of this church was in or before 1324, and was in the patronage of the family of the Nevils, with whom it remained till 1392, when it came to Robert Rekeden, of Essex, and Margaret his wife, who in 1408 conveyed it to Richard Whittington and other citizens of London, together with the advowson of St Peter, Cornhill, and the manor of Leadenhall; which agreement the said Whittington and others confirmed in 1411 to the Mayor and Commonalty of London, in whom the right...has ever since remained. The old church was burned down in the dreadful fire of 1666, and the present edifice erected in 1687 by Sir Christopher Wren. The interior is 66 feet in length, 52 in breadth, and 32 in height, lighted by a range of arched windows. At the time of the fire the ancient church was united by act of Parliament to that if St Margaret Pattens, It was also a rectory, dedicated to St Gabriel, and founded before the year 1321...The patronage of this church was in the prior and convent of the Holy Trinity within Aldgate, until the suppression of thisr priory, when it devolved to the crown... This united parish church is a recotiry in the city, ciocese and archdeaconry of London, and in the alternate patronage of the Lord Chancellor..., the Lord Mayor and Court of Aldermen...; and the Lord Mayor and Common Council one turn."[1]

St. Margaret Pattens belonged to Billingsgate 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

St Gabriel Fenchurch Parish

Online St Gabriel Fenchurch Parish Register Images and Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
Earliest 1571 1571 1571
Images 1571-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1901 Ancestry[3] 1814-1837 Ancestry[4] 1813-1851 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1571-1859 FamilySearch[6] 1572-1683
1813-1837
FamilySearch[7]    
    1572-1684
1814-1837
British Origins[8] 1813-1851 FindMyPast[9]
    xxxx FindMyPast[10]    
    xxxx Ancestry[11]    

St Margaret Pattens Parish

Online St Margaret Pattens Parish Register Images and Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
Earliest 1538 1538 1538
Images 1618-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[12]
1813-1892 Ancestry[13] 1754-1876 Ancestry[14] 1813-1851 Ancestry[15]
Indexes 1538-1875 FamilySearch[16] 1538-1837  FindMyPast[17] 1538-1851 Internet Archive[18]
1538-1892  Internet Archive[18]  1538-1876 Internet Archive[18] 1559-1664 FindMyPast[19]
    1776-1800 British Origins[20] 1813-1851 FindMyPast[21]
    1780-1837 Ancestry[22] 1813-1851 FindMyPast[23]

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.

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Census records

1541 Subsidy

1582 Subsidy

1638 Inhabitants List

1666 Hearth Tax

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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 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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Web sites

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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. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Gabriel, Fenchurch in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Gabriel Fenchurch in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Gabriel Fenchurch in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Gabriel Fenchurch in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  6. Batches C022341-C022342, 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. Batch M022341, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  8. "Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches," British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  9. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  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. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  12. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as All Hallows Bread Street in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  13. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as All Hallows Bread Street in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  14. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as All Hallows Bread Street in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  15. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as All Hallows Bread Street in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  16. Batch P015481, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  17. "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
  18. 18.0 18.1 18.2 William Bruce Bannerman, The Registers of All Hallows, Bread Street, and of St. John the Evangelist, Friday Street, London (London, 1913). Digital version at Internet Archive. Index to All Hallows begins on page 243 (image 525). St. John the Evangelist Parish Registers begin on image 652. The index begins on image 729.
  19. "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  20. "Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches," British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  21. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  22. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  23. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.

 

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