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St Gabriel Fenchurch Parish

Online St Gabriel Fenchurch Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1571
1572
1571
Images
1571-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1901 Ancestry[2] 1814-1837 Ancestry[3] 1813-1851 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1571-1859 FamilySearch[5] 1572-1683
1813-1837
FamilySearch[6] 1813-1851 FindMyPast[7]
    1572-1684
1814-1837
BritishOrigins[8] 1813-1851 BritishOrigins[9]
    1572-1837 FindMyPast[10]    
    1754-1837 Ancestry[11]    

St Margaret Pattens Parish

Online St Margaret Pattens Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1559
1559
1559
Images
1559-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1905 Ancestry[2] 1754-1921 Ancestry[3] 1813-1853 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1559-1812 FamilySearch[12] 1559-1754

FamilySearch[13]

1813-1853 FindMyPast[7]
    1559-1837 FindMyPast[10] 1813-1853 BritishOrigins[9]
    1653-1837 BritishOrigins[8]    
    1754-1837 Ancestry[11]    

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 Margaret Pattens, Billingsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/486); copy: FHL Film 2228702.

1628 Subsidy

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

1638 Inhabitants List

1666 Hearth Tax

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.

Probate records

Will indexes for probate courts covering these parishes are available online.

Before 1858, St Margaret Pattens with St Gabriel Fenchurch fell under the jurisdiction of the Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London. 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.

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

Cemetery

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Transcripts of early St Margaret Pattens with St Gabriel Fenchurch 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.[14]

A cemetery survey (1910), available online, covers monumental inscriptions in the St Margaret Pattens churchyard.[15]

Records of the Poor

During the seventeenth century, officials gave some foundlings discovered in St Gabriel Fenchurch Parish the unique surname Fenchurch.[16]

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

Parish History

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"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."[17]


After the Great Fire of London (1666), St Gabriel Fenchurch Parish united with St Margaret Pattens Parish.[18]


St. Margaret Pattens belonged to Billingsgate Ward.

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Gabriel, Fenchurch in the City of London | St Margaret Pattens in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  2. 2.0 2.1 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Gabriel Fenchurch in the City of London | St Margaret Pattens in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  3. 3.0 3.1 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Gabriel Fenchurch in the City of London | St Margaret Pattens in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  4. 4.0 4.1 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Gabriel Fenchurch in the City of London | St Margaret Pattens in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  5. 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.
  6. 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.
  7. 7.0 7.1 John Hanson, 'City of London Burials,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  8. 8.0 8.1 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  9. 9.0 9.1 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  10. 10.0 10.1 '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. 11.0 11.1 Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  12. Batch C021662, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  13. Batch M021661, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  14. 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.
  15. Percy C. Rushden, The Churchyard Inscriptions of the City of London (London: Phillimore and Co., Ltd., 1910). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  16. 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.
  17. James Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by Google Books.
  18. Phillip B. Dunn, A Guide to Ancestral Research in London (Salt Lake City, Utah: Mountainland Printing and Marketing, c1987, 1992), 58-59. FHL Book 942.1/L1 D27d.

 

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