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Parish History

St Peter le Poer with St Benet Fink,the church of, is situated on the western side of the Old Broad Street, nearly opposite the south corner of the Excise Office. This church is of ancient origin, as appaears from a register of it as far back as 1181. It is dedicated to St Peter the Apostle, and was called le-poor,...from the poor and mean condition of its inhabitants in ancient times. The advowson of this church appears to have been from the earliest times, in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's, with whom it still continues. It is a rectory, in the city, diocese and archdeaconry of London.[1]

These parishes belonged to Broad Street Ward.

Also known as St Benedict Parish.

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 Benet Fink Parish
Online St Benet Fink Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1538
1538
1538
Images
1538-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1880 Ancestry[3] 1754-1845 Ancestry[4] 1813-1845 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1538-1880 FamilySearch[6] 1538-1836 FindMyPast[7] 1538-1940 FindMyPast[8]
    1538-1845

FamilySearch[9]

1813-1845 FindMyPast[10]
    1776-1800 BritishOrigins[11] 1813-1845 BritishOrigins[12]
    1780-1837 Ancestry[13]    
St Peter le Poer Parish
Online St Peter le Poer Parish Register Images and Indexes
  Baptisms Marriages Burials
Earliest 1561 1561 1561
Images 1561-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[14]
1813-1905 Ancestry[15] 1754-1904 Ancestry[16] 1813-1853 Ancestry[17]
Indexes 1561-1860 FamilySearch[18] 1561-1853 FindMyPast[7] 1561-1853 FindMyPast[8]
    1561-1722

FamilySearch[19]

1813-1853 FindMyPast[10]
    1776-1800 BritishOrigins[11]    
    1780-1837 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.

Census

1541 Subsidy
1582 Subsidy
1638 Inhabitants List

Add unique information about the censuses. Add links to online census records, and/or link to the Family History Library film/fiche numbers.

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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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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. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Benet Fink in the City of London | St Peter Le Poer 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 Benet Fink in the City of London | St Peter Le Poer and St Peter Le Poor in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Benet Fink in the City of London | St Peter Le Poer in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Benet Fink in the City of London | St Peter Le Poer in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  6. Batches C022291-C022292, 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 '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 'Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  9. Batch M022292, 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 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. 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  13. 13.0 13.1 Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  14. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Peter Le Poer in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  15. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Peter Le Poer and St Peter Le Poor in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  16. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Peter Le Poer in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  17. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Peter Le Poer in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  18. Batches C022761-C022762, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts.
  19. Batch M022762, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxx.

 

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