Cripplegate Ward, London, England

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The City of London was divided into sections known as wards. Each ward consisted of a group of parishes.

Many sources, such as tax and London Sessions records, group parishes into wards. Knowing this jurisdiction aids researchers in locating ancestors in these records.




1645-1646 Subsidy

  • Cripplegate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/590 Part 4); copy: FHL Film 2228704.

1667 Hearth Tax

  • Cripplesgate Ward Without, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/630); copy: FHL Film 2228702.



  • Miller, William. London Before the Fire of 1666: With an Historical Account of The Parish, The Ward, and the Church of St. Giles without Cripplegate. Brought Down to the Present Time. London: J.H. Woodley, 1867. Digital versions at Google Books; Internet Archive.

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