Stoke Newington St Mary, Middlesex Genealogy

From FamilySearch Wiki
Jump to navigation Jump to search
Stoke Newington St Mary

Guide to Stoke Newington St Mary, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Stoke Newington St Mary, Middlesex
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Finsbury Division)
County Middlesex
Poor Law Union Hackney
Registration District Hackney
Records begin
Parish registers: 1559
Bishop's Transcripts: 1813
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not created until 1858
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's Cathedral
Location of Archive
Middlesex Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

NEWINGTON, STOKE St. Mary, a parish, in the union of Hackney, Finsbury division of the hundred of Ossulstone, County of Middlesex, 3 miles north and east of London. There are places of worship for the Society of Friends, Independents, and Unitarians. Abney Park public cemetery is also found in this parish with a chapel.[1]

STOKE-NEWINGTON, a metropolitan suburb and a parish in Middlesex. The parish is a sub-district of Hackney district. There are several dissenting chapels.[2]

The "Victoria County History" of Stoke Newington (1985) is available online. It includes chapters on manors, estates, economic history, local government, churches, Roman Catholicism, Protestant nonconformity, Judaism, education, and charities for the poor.[3]

Additional information:

St Mary Newington is an ancient parish created approximately in the year 1561.

The Abney Park Trust has created a Surname Database of those buried here.[4]

William Robinson, "The History and Antiquities of the Parish of Stoke Newington in the County of Middlesex".[5]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

Stoke Newington St Mary Online Parish Register Images and Indexes
1560-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[6]
1813-1906 Ancestry[7] 1754-1921 Ancestry[8] 1813-1896 Ancestry[9]
Indexes 1559-1812 FamilySearch[10] 1560-1837 findmypast[11] 1562-1847 findmypast[12]
    1800-1812 Ancestry[14]    
1813-1837 findmypast[15]

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.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

  • 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.

Manorial Records[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Here two excellent tools for aiding England genealogical research:

Websites[edit | edit source]

Stoke Newington on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel Lewis, A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848), 394-398. Adapted. Date accessed: 26 January 2014.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 26 January 2014.
  3. A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 8: Islington, Stoke Newington (1985). History of the County of Middlesex:. Adapted. Date accessed: 26 January 2014.
  4. Rootsweb Rootsweb Freepages Genealogy. Adapted. Date accessed: 26 January 2014.
  5. John Bowyer Nichols and Son. Digital version at Google Books, 1842. Adapted. Date accessed: 26 January 2014.
  6. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Mary, Stoke Newington in Hackney Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  7. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Stoke Newington St Mary in Hackney Borough. Partially indexed.
  8. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Stoke Newington St Mary in Hackney Borough. Partially indexed.
  9. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Stoke Newington St Mary in Hackney Borough. Partially indexed.
  10. Batch P015581, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 10 March 2012. Indexes parish register xx.
  11. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,", accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  12. "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  13. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.
  14. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  15. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Middlesex parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 17 September 2012.