St Martin Outwich, London Genealogy
London St Martin Outwich ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|St Martin Outwich, London|
|Hundred||London, Within the Walls|
|Poor Law Union||City of London|
|Registration District||London City|
|Parish registers: 1670|
|Bishop's Transcripts: 1664-65; 1802-33|
|Probate Court||Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)|
|Location of Archive|
|London Record Office|
- 1 Parish History
- 2 1848 parish description
- 3 Resources
- 3.1 Church records
- 3.2 Census records
- 3.3 Civil Registration
- 3.4 Probate records
- 3.5 Cemetery
- 3.6 Records of the Poor
- 4 Maps and Gazetteers
- 5 Websites
- 6 References
"St Martin Outwich, the church of, is situated at the southeast corner of Threadneedle Street, in Bishopsgate Street. It obtained its name from being dedicated aforementioned St. Martin, and its edition from William and John the odds wake, who were anciently its proprietors and patrons. In 1325 John de Warren, Earl of Surrey, presented to this living, but dying without issue, it devolved to the crown, and came afterwards into the possession of the Merchant Taylors' [sic] Company, who have ever since enjoyed the ride of patronage. You'll church, which was built in 1540, was one of the few that escaped the ravages of the fire of London, but it became afterwards so dilapidated by age, and the large fire that consumed much of the adjacent property in 1765, that it was taken down in 1795, and the first stone of the present edifice was laid on the fourth of May 1796. It is a neat small church, erected from the designs of the late Mr. Cockerell, and has a fresco painting of The Ascension, by Rigaud, over the altar.
"The church is a rectory, in the city, diocese and archdeaconry of London, and in the patronage of the Merchant Taylors' Company."
1848 parish description
St. Martin Outwich is a parish, of the city of London Within the Walls. The patron is, the Merchant Tailors’ Company. It is a parish within the poor-law union of the City of London.
St Martin Outwich parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|St Martin Outwich Online Parish Records|
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To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the London Metropolitan Archives.
- 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Bishopsgate Ward - The Parisshe of Saynt Martinat British History Online
- 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Broad Street Ward - Saint Martyns Oute Wytcheat British History Online
- St Martin Outwich, Bishopsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/139); copy: FHL Film 2228700.
- St Martin Outwich, Broad Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/144); copy: FHL Film 2228700.
- 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Bishopsgate Ward - St Martine Outwiche Parisheat British History Online
- 1582 London Subsidy Roll, Broad Street Ward - St Martines Outwicheat British History Online
- St Martin Outwich, Broad Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/489); copy: FHL Film 2228702.
- St Martin Outwich, Bishopsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/511); copy: FHL Film 2228703.
- S. Martin Outwich (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/547); transcript by Charles Edward Banks: FHL Film 1550095 item 20.
- St Martin Outwich, Broad Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/556); copy: FHL Film 2228703.
1638 Inhabitants List
- St Martin Outwich, Bishopsgate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/597); copy: FHL Film 2228705.
1692-1932 Land Taxes
1695 Inhabitants Lists
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any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed.
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.
Will indexes for probate courts covering St Martin Outwich Parish are available online.
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.
Transcripts of early St Martin Outwich, London Genealogy 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.
Records of the Poor
During the seventeenth century, officials gave some foundlings discovered in St Martin Outwich Parish the unique surname Outwich.
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
Maps and Gazetteers
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites(The London Family History Centre Catalogue is a terrific resource for identifying FamilySearch's London collections).
- London Family History Centre Catalogue (St Martin Outwich Parish Church records)
- Sketch of St Martin Outwich Parish Church (1830)at London Ancestor
- Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Martin Outwich')
- James Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by Google Books.
- Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 129-170. Adapted. Date accessed: 19 December 2013.
- 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.
- Percy C. Rushden, The Churchyard Inscriptions of the City of London (London: Phillimore and Co., Ltd., 1910). Digitised by Internet Archive.
- Nathan W. Murphy, "London Foundlings in Colonial America: Overseas Leads to Dead Ends: John Abchurch, William Abchurch, Isaac Jewry, and Henry Woolchurch of Virginia and Maryland," The American Genealogist, Vol. 83, No. 2 (Jul./Oct. 2008):131-140.