Hoxton St John, Middlesex Genealogy
Guide to Hoxton St John, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Hoxton St John, Middlesex|
|Hundred||Ossulstone (Tower Division)|
|Poor Law Union||Shoreditch|
|Parish registers: 1826|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Rural Deanery||Not created until 1858|
|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]
HOXTON St John Baptist, a quondam hamlet, [with] seven chapelries, and two sub-districts in Shoreditch St Leonard Parish and district, Middlesex, about 1 ½ mile northeast by north of St. Paul's Cathedral. Here is a Comprehensive List of Chapels in Hoxton Hamlet--all of which are within the parish and borough of St Leonard's Shoreditch.
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]
Hoxton St John parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Hoxton St John Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
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.
Census Records[edit | edit source]
Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.
Probate records[edit | edit source]
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[edit | edit source]
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
Websites[edit | edit source]
Hoxton in Shoreditch on GENUKI
References[edit | edit source]
International Genealogical Index (Family Search) - free