St Olave Hart Street, London Genealogy

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St Olave Hart Street, the church of, is situated on the south side of Hart Street, Crutched Friars and derives its name and addition from being dedicated to St Olave or Olaus, King of Norway, who, from his strong attachment to the christian religion, took part with the Christian English, against the pagan Danes. A church stood on this site, dedicated to the same patron, before the year 1319, The present church.[1]

St Olave Hart Street Parish was part of Tower Ward and Aldgate Ward.


Church records

  • Bannerman, W. Bruce. The Registers of St. Olave, Hart Street, London, 1563-1700. 1916. Digital version at Internet Archive.


1582 Subsidy

1589 Lay Subsidy

1666 Hearth Tax

Web Sites

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  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.
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