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[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Limehouse St Anne  
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''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Limehouse_St_Anne,_Middlesex|Limehouse St Anne]]''
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'''Limehouse St Anne, Middlesex''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.
  
 
== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
LIMEHOUSE, a parish and a sub-district, in Stepney district, Middlesex. The parish lies on the N bank of the Thames, along Limehouse Reach, on the Lea or Limehouse Cut, on the Regent's canal, and on the London and Blackwall railway, 3 miles E of St. Paul's, London; forms part of the Metropolitan borough of Tower Hamlets; was included in Stepney parish till 1730; contains the Limehouse, the Regent's and ship building docks; and has a station with telegraph on the railway, a post office ‡ and pillar-boxes under London E. It was originally called Limehurst, signifying "lime grove;" and it is said to have got that name from the existence of many lime trees on its site. The old streets are narrow and irregular; but fine wide roads lead to the E and W India docks, and to the Bow-road.  
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'Limehouse St Anne, a parish (1730) and a sub-district, in Stepney district, County of Middlesex, 3 miles east St Paul's Cathedral, London. Prior to the 1730, the parishioners were included in Stepney St Dunstan Parish till 1730. The parish includes Limehouse, the Regent's and ship building docks, and until 1838, included part of the hamlet of Ratcliff, and included the chapelry of Limehouse St John the Evangelist, and parts of the chapelries of Bow-Common and Ratcliff.  
  
The parish suffered great injury from a fire in 1716; and much of its site, prior to that time, was occupied by market-gardens and rope-walks. Many of its inhabitants are employed in ship-building, rope-making, sail-making, chain-making, cable-making, anchor-making, block-making, and other occupations connected with the docks. The limits until 1838, included part of Ratcliff hamlet, and still politically include the chapelry of Limehouse-St. John, and parts of the chapelries of Bow-Common and Ratcliff.  
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'The head-living, or that of Limehouse-St. Anne, is a rectory, united with the chapelries of St Andrews and St Peter's missions.  
  
Acres, 265; of which 16 are water. Real property, £76,915. Pop., exclusive of Ratcliff, in 1851, 22,782; in 1861, 27,161. Houses, 3,694. Pop. of the Limehouse-St. John portion, 9,531; of the Bow-Common portion, 1,838; of the Ratcliff portion, 1,927. The head-living, or that of Limehouse-St. Anne, is a rectory, united with the chapelries of St. Andrews and St. Peter's missions, and the other livings are p. curacies, in the diocese of London. Value, of St. Anne, with its two chapelries, £714; of St. John, £300. Patron of St. A., Brazenose College, Oxford; of St. J., the Bishop of Loudon.  
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'A&nbsp;Congregationalists (or&nbsp;Independents) chapel was built in 1866; and there are several other dissenting chapels in the boundary.'<ref>John Marius Wilson, “Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales,” (Edinburgh: A, Fullerton &amp;amp;amp;amp; Co., 1870). Online [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk| here].</ref>&nbsp;
  
St. Anne's church was built in 1724, after designs by Hawkesmoor; was one of the fifty erected by Queen Anne; is a massive structure, in the Grecian style; suffered much injury by fire in 1850; and was restored at a cost of £13,000. An Independent chapel was built in 1866; and there are several other dissenting chapels. There are also national schools endowed with £190 a year, other schools, alms houses, and other endowed charities about £140 a year; the Strangers' home for Asiatics; and the Stepney workhouse, commonly called the Children's Establishment. Limehouse Reach is the part of the Thames between Limehouse and the Isle of Dogs; has a length of about 1½ mile, and a depth of from 10 to 16 feet; and is called in its deepest part, where many foreign vessels lie, Limehouse Hole.-The sub-district is conterminate with the parish.
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== Resources  ==
 
 
1. John Marius Wilson, “Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales,” (Edinburgh: A, Fullerton & Co., 1870).  Online [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk| here]. 
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
  
==== Church records  ====
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==== Church records  ====
  
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.
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{| width="100%" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1" border="1"
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="20" | <center><font size="+1">'''Online Limehouse St Anne Parish Register Images and Indexes'''</font></center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" | &nbsp;
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Burials'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1730</center>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1730</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1730</center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" rowspan="2" colspan="2" | '''Images'''
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1730-1812 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref name="anc">[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($). Described as St Anne, Limehouse in Tower Hamlets Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1906
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Limehouse St Anne in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1754-1921
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 Ancestry]<ref name="ancm">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Limehouse St Anne in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1897
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Limehouse St Anne in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" rowspan="5" | '''Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1783-1837
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.parishregister.com/searchpage.asp DocklandsAncestors]<ref name="dock" />
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1783-1837
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.parishregister.com/searchpage.asp DocklandsAncestors]<ref name="dock">[http://www.parishregister.com/searchpage.asp 'Online Parish Register Search,'] ''ParishRegister.com,'' accessed 12 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1783-1837
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.parishregister.com/searchpage.asp DocklandsAncestors]<ref name="dock" />
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Ancestry]<ref name="pallot">''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes'' (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). {{FHL|293148|item|disp=FHL British Book 942 V25pm}}</ref>
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To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.  
 
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.  
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==== Census records  ====
 
==== 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.
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{{British Census|438814}}
  
 
==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Middlesex Probate Records|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Middlesex Probate Records|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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==== Poor Law Unions ====
  
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
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Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
 
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
 
*[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/index.jsp Vision of Britain]
  
== Web sites  ==
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== Web sites  ==
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== References  ==
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[[Category:Middlesex]]
 
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Limehouse St Anne, Middlesex family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.

Parish History

'Limehouse St Anne, a parish (1730) and a sub-district, in Stepney district, County of Middlesex, 3 miles east St Paul's Cathedral, London. Prior to the 1730, the parishioners were included in Stepney St Dunstan Parish till 1730. The parish includes Limehouse, the Regent's and ship building docks, and until 1838, included part of the hamlet of Ratcliff, and included the chapelry of Limehouse St John the Evangelist, and parts of the chapelries of Bow-Common and Ratcliff.

'The head-living, or that of Limehouse-St. Anne, is a rectory, united with the chapelries of St Andrews and St Peter's missions.

'A Congregationalists (or Independents) chapel was built in 1866; and there are several other dissenting chapels in the boundary.'[1] 

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 Limehouse St Anne Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1730
1730
1730
Images
1730-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1906 Ancestry[3] 1754-1921 Ancestry[4] 1813-1897 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1783-1837 DocklandsAncestors[6] 1783-1837 DocklandsAncestors[6] 1783-1837 DocklandsAncestors[6]
    1800-1837 Ancestry[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.

Census records

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

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

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, “Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales,” (Edinburgh: A, Fullerton &amp;amp;amp; Co., 1870). Online here.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Anne, Limehouse in Tower Hamlets Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Limehouse St Anne in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Limehouse St Anne in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Limehouse St Anne in Tower Hamlets Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 'Online Parish Register Search,' ParishRegister.com, accessed 12 March 2012.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm