Holborn, Saffron Hill St Peter
HOLBORN, is a part of the metropolis, a parish, and a district in Middlesex. The vicarages of St. Alban, Trinity or Grays-Inn-Road, and St. Peter or Saffron-Hill, the p. curacy of St. John constituted in 1867. St. Peter's, though reputed to be in Holborn parish, really consists of Saffron-Hill, Hatton Garden, Ely-Kents, and Ely-Place liberties.
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.
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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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Middlesex 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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- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales Adapted. Date accessed: 29 October 2013.