St Mildred Poultry with St Mary Colechurch, London Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png London Gotoarrow.png London Parishes Gotoarrow.png St Mildred Poultry with St Mary Colechurch

Parish History

St Mildred Poultry with St Mary Colechurch, the church of... Stands at the corner of St. Mildred's Court, on the north side of the Poultry, nearly opposite Walbrook.  It is of ancient foundation, for John de Aswell collated to it in 1325.  The ancient church was burned down in 1666, and the present substantial edifice erected in its stead, by Sir Christopher Wren, in 1676, and the parish of St. Mary Cole, or Colechurch, was united to it by act of Parliament. This church is in the patronage of the Mercer's company, and that of St Mildred since the dissolution of the monasteries by Henry VIII, to the crown. The united parishes are a rectory, in the city, diocese and archdeaconry of London, and in the before mentioned alternate patronage.[1]

St Mildred Poultry belonged to Cheap Ward. This parish was also known as St Mildred the Virgin.

Church records

Pallot: 1800-1837


1541 Subsidy

1582 Subsidy

1638 Inhabitants List

1666 Hearth Tax

1695 Marriage Duty Act Tax

Web sites

Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Mildred, Poultry
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Mary Colechurch


  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.