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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London Parishes|London Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex Parishes|Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[St_Sepulchre|St Sepulchre]]''  
  
== Parish History  ==
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'''London St Sepulchre''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.
  
Authorities consider St Sepulchre Parish a part of the City of London as well as a part of Middlesex, even though it was not technically within the Walls of London.<ref>Cecil R. Humphery-Smith, ''The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers'' 3rd ed. (Chichester, England: Phillimore and Co Ltd, 2003), 192, 194.</ref>
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<br>[[Image:Londonstsepulchre.jpg|thumb|right|200px|Londonstsepulchre.jpg]]
  
"St Sepulchre, the church of, is situated on Snow Hill, at the corner of Giltspur Street, and is so named in commemoration of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem. This church is supposed to have been founded about 1100, at which time a particular devotion was paid to the Holy Sepulchre. It was decayed in the reign of Edward IV as to require rebuilding. In the reign of Henry I, it was given by the Bishop of Salisbury to the Prior and Canons of St Bartholomew, in Smithfield. At the dissolution of that ministry it came to the crown till it was granted by James I to Francis Phipps and others. After which the rectory,...was purchased by the parishioners, and the advowson of the vicarage, by the President and Fellows of St John's College, Oxford. The church was much damaged by the great fire of 1666, when it was repaired... It is a vicarage in the city, archdeaconry and diocese of London, and in the patronage of St John's College, Oxford."<ref>James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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=== Church records  ===
  
This parish belonged to [[Farringdon Without Ward, London, England|Farringdon Without Ward]].
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== Resources  ==
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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==== Church records  ====
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Most St Sepulchre parish registers burned in the Great Fire of London in 1666. {{Fire}}  
 
Most St Sepulchre parish registers burned in the Great Fire of London in 1666. {{Fire}}  
  
===== Boundary  =====
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==== Boundary  ====
  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
 
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
  
===== Can you help?  =====
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==== Can you help?  ====
  
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.
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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  ====
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=== Census records  ===
  
===== 1541 Subsidy  =====
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{{British Census|438784}}<br>
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==== 1541 Subsidy  ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36111 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Farringdon Ward Within - The Parish of Seynt Sepulcre for the Parte Within Newgate], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36111 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Farringdon Ward Within - The Parish of Seynt Sepulcre for the Parte Within Newgate], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36112 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Farringdon Ward Without - Saynt Sepulcres Paryssh], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36112 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Farringdon Ward Without - Saynt Sepulcres Paryssh], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
  
===== 1582 Subsidy  =====
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[[Image:St Sepulchre.png|thumb|right|500px|St Sepulchre.png]]
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*St Sepulchre, Holborn, Farringdon Without Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/145); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228700}}.
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==== 1582 Subsidy  ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36138 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Farringdon Ward Without - St Sepulcers Parishe], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36138 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Farringdon Ward Without - St Sepulcers Parishe], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
  
===== 1589 Subsidy  =====
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==== 1589 Subsidy  ====
  
*[http://contentdm.lib.byu.edu/u?/FH34,25183 London Subsidy Roll, c.1589 - St. Sepulchres Parishe], courtesy: [http://lib.byu.edu/fhc/index.php Family History Archives] (see page 160)
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*St Sepulchre, Holborn, Farringdon Without Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/505); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>
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==== 1625 Subsidy  ====
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*St Sepulchre, Holborn, Farringdon Without Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/515); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228703}}.<br>
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==== 1666 Hearth Tax  ====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=15&page=8 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Sepulchre Holborn], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=15&page=8 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Sepulchre Holborn], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
  
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
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==== Probate records ====
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==== 1693-1694 Four Shilling in the Pound Aid ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish.  
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*[http://british-history.ac.uk/source.aspx?pubid=26&page=47&sort=1 St Sepulchre (part)] at [http://british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online] - free.
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==== 1801 Census  ====
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The 1801 Census exists.<ref name="colin">Colin R. Chapman, ''Pre-1841 Censuses and Population Listings in the British Isles,'' 5th ed. (Dursley, U.K.: Lochin Publising, 2002), 66, 68, 71.</ref>
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==== 1811 Census  ====
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The 1811 Census exists.<ref name="colin" />
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==== 1821 Census  ====
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The 1821 Census exists.<ref name="colin" />
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=== Civil Registration  ===
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
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=== Probate records  ===
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{{Londonwill|St Sepulchre Parish}}
  
Before 1858, {{PAGENAME}} fell under the jurisdiction of the [[Court_of_the_Commissary_of_the_Bishop_of_London_(London_Division)|Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London]].  
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Before 1858, {{PAGENAME}} fell under the jurisdiction of the [[Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)|Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London]]. From 1858 to the present, refer to the [[Principal Probate Registry|Principal Probate Registry]].  
  
 
Go to [[London Probate Records|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.  
 
Go to [[London Probate Records|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.  
  
From 1858 to the present, refer to the [[Principal Probate Registry|Principal Probate Registry]].
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish.  
  
==== Poor Law Unions ====
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=== Cemetery  ===
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[[Image:{{LondonStSepulchreCemetery}}]]
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[http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=cr&CRid=658434 Find A Grave] has created a page on St Sepulchre without Newgate Churchyard (10+ entries).
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=== Records of the Poor  ===
  
 
*[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-poorlaw.aspx St Sepulchre Poor Law Records 1765-1844], courtesy: British Origins ($)
 
*[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-poorlaw.aspx St Sepulchre Poor Law Records 1765-1844], courtesy: British Origins ($)
  
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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== Parish History  ==
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[[Image:{{LondonStSepulchreChurchCurrent}}]]Authorities consider St Sepulchre Parish a part of the City of London as well as a part of Middlesex, even though it was not technically within the Walls of London.<ref>Cecil R. Humphery-Smith, ''The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers'' 3rd ed. (Chichester, England: Phillimore and Co Ltd, 2003), 192, 194.</ref>
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<br>"St Sepulchre, the church of, is situated on Snow Hill, at the corner of Giltspur Street, and is so named in commemoration of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem. This church is supposed to have been founded about 1100, at which time a particular devotion was paid to the Holy Sepulchre. It was decayed in the reign of Edward IV as to require rebuilding. In the reign of Henry I, it was given by the Bishop of Salisbury to the Prior and Canons of St Bartholomew, in Smithfield. At the dissolution of that ministry it came to the crown till it was granted by James I to Francis Phipps and others. After which the rectory,...was purchased by the parishioners, and the advowson of the vicarage, by the President and Fellows of St John's College, Oxford. The church was much damaged by the great fire of 1666, when it was repaired... It is a vicarage in the city, archdeaconry and diocese of London, and in the patronage of St John's College, Oxford."<ref>James Elmes, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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This parish belonged to [[Farringdon Without Ward, London, England|Farringdon Without Ward]].
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Also known as St Sepulchre Newgate Parish.  
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Web sites  ==
 
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{{Wikipedia|St Sepulchre}}  
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{{Lfhc}} {{Wikipedia|St Sepulchre}}  
  
 
*[http://www.st-sepulchre.org.uk/index.html St. Sepulchre-without-Newgate] (official website). History, photographs, visitor directions.  
 
*[http://www.st-sepulchre.org.uk/index.html St. Sepulchre-without-Newgate] (official website). History, photographs, visitor directions.  
 
*[http://www.londonfhc.org/content/catalogue?c=13&p=England,England,London,St.+Sepulchre&f=1 London Family History Centre Catalogue]  
 
*[http://www.londonfhc.org/content/catalogue?c=13&p=England,England,London,St.+Sepulchre&f=1 London Family History Centre Catalogue]  
*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue] (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Sepulchre')
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*{{SOGCAT}} (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Sepulchre')
  
 
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London St Sepulchre family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.


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Contents

Church records

Online St Sepulchre Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1662
1662
1662
Images
1662-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1916 Ancestry[2] 1754-1921 Ancestry[3] 1820-1857 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1662-1859 FamilySearch[5] 1662-1754 FindMyPast[2] 1662-1722 FindMyPast[2]
    1800-1837 Ancestry[6] 1781-1904 FindMyPast[7]
        1781-1904 BritishOrigins[8]
Most St Sepulchre parish registers burned in the Great Fire of London in 1666.
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Boundary

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.

Can you help?

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

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 438784.

1541 Subsidy

1547 Subsidy

St Sepulchre.png
  • St Sepulchre, Holborn, Farringdon Without Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/145); copy: FHL Film 2228700.

1582 Subsidy

1589 Subsidy

FamilySearch Books Online

1622 Subsidy

  • St Sepulchre, Holborn, Farringdon Without Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/505); copy: FHL Film 2228702.

1625 Subsidy

  • St Sepulchre, Holborn, Farringdon Without Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/515); copy: FHL Film 2228703.

1666 Hearth Tax

1692-1932 Land Taxes

1693-1694 Four Shilling in the Pound Aid

1801 Census

The 1801 Census exists.[9]

1811 Census

The 1811 Census exists.[9]

1821 Census

The 1821 Census exists.[9]



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 St Sepulchre Parish are available online.

Before 1858, St Sepulchre 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

St Sepulchre churchyard

Transcripts of early St Sepulchre tombs found in the interior of the church 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.[10]

A cemetery survey (1910), available online, covers monumental inscriptions in the St Sepulchre churchyard.[11]

Find A Grave has created a page on St Sepulchre without Newgate Churchyard (10+ entries).

Records of the Poor

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

Parish History

St Sepulchre
Authorities consider St Sepulchre Parish a part of the City of London as well as a part of Middlesex, even though it was not technically within the Walls of London.[12]


"St Sepulchre, the church of, is situated on Snow Hill, at the corner of Giltspur Street, and is so named in commemoration of the Holy Sepulchre at Jerusalem. This church is supposed to have been founded about 1100, at which time a particular devotion was paid to the Holy Sepulchre. It was decayed in the reign of Edward IV as to require rebuilding. In the reign of Henry I, it was given by the Bishop of Salisbury to the Prior and Canons of St Bartholomew, in Smithfield. At the dissolution of that ministry it came to the crown till it was granted by James I to Francis Phipps and others. After which the rectory,...was purchased by the parishioners, and the advowson of the vicarage, by the President and Fellows of St John's College, Oxford. The church was much damaged by the great fire of 1666, when it was repaired... It is a vicarage in the city, archdeaconry and diocese of London, and in the patronage of St John's College, Oxford."[13]

This parish belonged to Farringdon Without Ward.

Also known as St Sepulchre Newgate Parish.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

(The London Family History Centre Catalogue is a terrific resource for identifying FamilySearch's London collections).
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Sepulchre

References

  1. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Sepulchre Holborn in the City of London.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Holborn St Sepulchre in the City of London.
  3. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Holborn St Sepulchre in the City of London.fckLR
  4. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Holborn St Sepulchre in the City of London.
  5. Batches C023231, C023232, C023233, C023234, C023235, C023236, C023237, C023238, C023239, C025651, C025652, C025653, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  6. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  7. John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  8. 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  9. 9.0 9.1 9.2 Colin R. Chapman, Pre-1841 Censuses and Population Listings in the British Isles, 5th ed. (Dursley, U.K.: Lochin Publising, 2002), 66, 68, 71.
  10. 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.
  11. Percy C. Rushden, The Churchyard Inscriptions of the City of London (London: Phillimore and Co., Ltd., 1910). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  12. Cecil R. Humphery-Smith, The Phillimore Atlas and Index of Parish Registers 3rd ed. (Chichester, England: Phillimore and Co Ltd, 2003), 192, 194.
  13. James Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by Google Books.