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Here is a&nbsp; [[Comprehensive List of Chapels and District Churches Lying within the Civil Parish of Bethnal Green]] as of 1900. <br><br>[[Image:Stmatthewsbethnalgreen.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
 
Here is a&nbsp; [[Comprehensive List of Chapels and District Churches Lying within the Civil Parish of Bethnal Green]] as of 1900. <br><br>[[Image:Stmatthewsbethnalgreen.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  

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Here is a  Comprehensive List of Chapels and District Churches Lying within the Civil Parish of Bethnal Green as of 1900.

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Parish History

'BETHNAL-GREEN (St. Matthew), an ancient parish, was built by 1743, in the borough of the Tower Hamlets, Tower division in the Ossulstone Hundred, county of Middlesex. It lay about 2.5  miles northeast by east of St. Paul Cathedral. Also see the districts called Church, Green, Hackney-road, and Town divisions.'[1]

'By 1870, there were upwards of 16 churches associated with and coming under the jurisdiction of this civil parish. There were also churches established for Baptists, Independents, Methodists, and others.' Here is a  Comprehensive List of Chapels and District Churches Lying within the Civil Parish of Bethnal Green as of 1900.] [2]


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

Online Bethnal Green St Matthew Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
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1745-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[3]
1813-1906 Ancestry[4] 1754-1921 Ancestry[5] 1813-1870 Ancestry[6]
Indexes 1790-1819 DocklandsAncestors[7] 1746-1756 FindMyPast[8] 1790-1819 DocklandsAncestors[7]
1746-1766 BritishOrigins[9]
1790-1819 DocklandsAncestors[7]

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.

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

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

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.

Web sites

Contributor: Add any relevant sites that aren’t mentioned above.

Reference

  1. James Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by Google Books.
  2. Samuel Lewis, ed. "Besford - Beverley," In A Topographical Dictionary of England 223-228. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online here. Adapted.
  3. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Matthew, Bethnal Green in Tower Hamlets Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Bethnal Green St Matthew in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Bethnal Green St Matthew in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Bethnal Green St Matthew in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 'Online Parish Register Search,' ParishRegister.com, accessed 12 March 2012.
  8. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net, 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
  9. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' British Origins, accessed 12 March 2012.