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"St Michael Queenhithe with Holy Trinity the Less, the church of, named from its saint and situation, stands on the north side of opportunities street, opposite Queenhithe; which was formerly called Cornhithe, as all the corn brought from the western parts of the country was landed here. The earliest mention of this church was under the name of St. Michael de Corn hill in 1181, and we find that in 1404, [it was] left [as] part of [an] estate to found [a] charity within its walls. The ancient Church having been destroyed by the fire of London, the present structure was erected instead by Sir Christopher Wren in 1677. The advowson of this church has been... in the Dean and chapter of St. Paul's. On its rebuilding after the great fire the parish of Trinity the Less was united to it by act of Parliament [see Trinity the Less] and the patronage of the latter being in the Dean and chapter of Canterbury, they present to the United directory alternately. It is in the city, diocese and archdeaconry of London, and in the above named patronage."
"Trinity the Less, the church of, was situated before the fire of London, at the northeast corner of Little Trinity Lane, where a German Chapel now stands. It received the epithet "the Less" to distinguish it from the Trinity priory at Aldgate; but having been destroyed by the fire of 1666, the parish was united to that of St Michael Queenhithe, and the church was not rebuilt."
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Holy Trinity the Less Parish
St Michael Queenhithe Parish
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- 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Cordwainer Ward - Trynyte and Saynte Thomas Apostell, courtesy: British History Online
- 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Queenhithe Ward - St Michaell Paroche, courtesy: British History Online
- 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Queenhithe Ward - Trynytie Paroche, courtesy: British History Online
- 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Vintry Ward - Trinitie Parishe, courtesy: British History Online
1638 Inhabitants List
- Inhabitants of London in 1638 - Trinity the Less, courtesy: British History Online.
- Inhabitants of London in 1638 - St. Michael, Queenhithe, courtesy: British History Online.
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish.
Before 1858, St Michael Queenhithe with Holy Trinity the Less, London Genealogy fell under the jurisdiction of the Court of the Archdeaconry of London. In practice, many residents left their wills in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury from the 1700s through 1858. 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.
Transcripts of early St Michael Queenhithe with Holy Trinity the Less, London Genealogy 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.
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- London Family History Centre Catalogue (Holy Trinity the Less records)
- London Family History Centre Catalogue (St Michael Queenhithe records)
- Sketch of St Michael, Queen Hythe Church (1831), courtesy: London Ancestors
- Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London Holy Trinity the Less' or 'London St Michael Queenhithe')
- ↑ 1.0 1.1 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
- ↑ 2.0 2.1 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Holy Trinity The Less in the City of London | St Michael, Queenhithe in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
- ↑ 3.0 3.1 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Holy Trinity the Less in the City of London | St Michael Queenhithe in the City of London. Partially indexed.
- ↑ 4.0 4.1 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Holy Trinity the Less in the City of London | St Michael Queenhithe in the City of London. Partially indexed.
- ↑ 5.0 5.1 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Holy Trinity the Less in the City of London | St Michael Queenhithe in the City of London. Partially indexed.
- ↑ Batches C023311-C023312, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
- ↑ 7.0 7.1 '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
- ↑ 8.0 8.1 John Hanson, 'City of London Burials,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
- ↑ 9.0 9.1 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
- ↑ 10.0 10.1 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 4 April 2013.
- ↑ 11.0 11.1 Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
- ↑ 'About Middlesex Baptisms Index 1538-1751,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 16 March 2012.
- ↑ Batches C022741-C022742, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
- ↑ Batch M022742, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
- ↑ "About Archdeaconry Court of London Wills Index 1750-1800", British Origins, accessed 23 December 2011.
- ↑ 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.
- ↑ Percy C. Rushden, The Churchyard Inscriptions of the City of London (London: Phillimore and Co., Ltd., 1910). Digitised by Internet Archive.