Talk:Tower of London, Middlesex

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St Peter ad Vincula - extra-parochial?

An extra-parochial area is one that is outside any church/parish jurisdiction; it follows then that the standard technique for finding church baptism or marriage records is to search in neighbouring parishes - as is the advice offered in this instance.

However, having a chapel in an extra-parochial area is a contridiction to the definition of extra-parochial. If there was a chapel, there would be a curate and one would expect baptisms and marriages.

Did this happen in the chapel of St Peter ad Vincula?

I note that Phillimore records no deposited records; but the web site for the Tower indicates that chapel has its own "Chapel Archive" under the care of the current curate.

Does anyone know what is in the archive?

Stewart Millar