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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] Old Tower Without
== Parish History  ==
== Parish History  ==

Revision as of 20:09, 17 May 2010

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Parish History

Old Tower Without, one of the original fourteen divisions of Tower Hamlets according to the Parliamentary Boundaries Act of 1832 1832 (2 & 3 Will.4 c.64) which defined this large borough (Tower Hamlets), as "The several Divisions of the Liberty of the Tower, and the Tower Division of Ossulston Hundred as follows":

  • Bethnal Green
  • Bow
  • Bromley
  • Hackney
  • Limehouse
  • Poplar
  • St Botolph with Aldgate (or, Liberty of East Smithfield)
  • St George in the East
  • Shoreditch
  • Spitalfields
  • Tower of London
  • Old Tower Without
  • Wapping
  • Whitechapel


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

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.