All Hallows, Lombard Street, London Genealogy

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England Gotoarrow.png London Gotoarrow.png London Parishes Gotoarrow.png All Hallows, Lombard Street

The modern name of this parish is All Hallows, Twickenham.

Parish History

All Hallows, Lombard Street, the church of, is situate in Bell Alley, near the north corner of Lombard Street, in the Ward of Langborn. A church stood here dedicated to the same patrons before the year 1053. It is a rectory, and one of the 13 peculiars within the city, appertaining to the see of Canterbury.The advowson appears to have been anciently in lay hands, as Brithmer, a wealthy citizen, with the approbation calls Archbishop Stigand and Dean Goderic, give it with a messuage adjoining to the cathedral church of Canterbury in the year 1503; by virtue of which donative it still remains in the gift of the Dean and chapter of the Metropolitan Church. It is a neat, plain, and like all Sir Christopher Wren's churches, a welcome proportioned edifice. The body is 84 feet in length, 52 in breadth and 30 in height.

Resources

Civil Registration

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

To find the names of the neighboring 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. Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection. Here is a list of church records on microfilm at the Family History Library (FHL) in Salt Lake City.

Non-Conformist Churches

Census records

Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. 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.

Poor Law Unions

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Maps and Gazetteers

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Web sites

Wikipedia
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