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''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Surrey]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Surrey Parishes|Surrey Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Rotherhithe_St_Mary,_Surrey|Rotherhithe St Mary]]''
  
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'''Rotherhithe St Mary, Surrey''' 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.
  
Here is a [[Comprehensive List of Chapels and District Churches within Rotherhithe St Mary]]. <br><br>[[Image:Rotherhithestmary.jpg|thumb|right]]  
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== Parish History ==
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==== Church records ====
  
ROTHERHITHE popularly Redriffa parish and a district on the N border of Surrey. The parish lies on the river Thames, between the Pool and Limehouse reach, on the East London railway, on the South London line of the London and Brighton railway, adjacent to the London and Greenwich railway, and on the terminalportion of the Surrey canal, 2¼ miles S E of St. Paul's, London; forms part of Southwark borough and of the metropolis; has a station with telegraph on the South London railway, and post-offices‡ under London S E; grew to importance around an ancient village in a marsh; was the place where Henry IV. stayed to be cured of hisleprosy; suffered destruction of more than 200 houses by a fire in 1765; numbers among its natives Admiral Benbow, Admiral Sir J. Leake, and the singer Dignum; consists all of low flat ground, originally marshy; comprisesabout 2½ miles of river and wharf frontage; contains the Surrey canal docks, the Greenland and Commercial docks, the East Country dock, numerous ship-building yards, boat-builders' and lighter-builders' wharves, timber-basins, ordnance wharves, a mast-yard, iron-works, white-lead and saltpetre works, and many establishments ofother kinds connected with commerce and manufacture; includes, in the S E, a considerable extent of market-gardens; is, in almost all its street portions, meanlybuilt, and inhabited chiefly by sailors and working men; was ecclesiastically, as well as politically, one parish till1840; and is now ecclesiastically cut into the four sections of St. Mary, Trinity, Christchurch, and All Saints. Acres, 886; of which 137 are water. Real property, £124, 710; of which £16, 337 are in the canal, and £11, 722in gas-works. Pop. in 1851, 17, 805; in 1861, 24, 502. Houses, 3, 521. The living of St. Mary is a rectory, united with the chapelry of St. Paul-Globe-street, and the other three livings are p. curacies, in the diocese of Winchester. Value of St. Mary, with St. Paul, £772; *of Trinity, £266; * of Christchurch, £330; * of All Saints, £310.* Patron of St. Mary, Clare College, Cambridge; of Trinity and All Saints, the Rector of Rotherhithe: of Christchurch, Hyndman's Trustees. St. Mary's church was built in 1715; is a brick structure; and contains aportrait of Charles I. and a monument of Prince Le Boo. The five churches aggregately contain 4, 420 sittings; and there are an Independent chapel, two Wesleyan chapels, and a Free Methodist chapel, with respectively 200, 725, and 170 sittings. The schools, in 1851, were 8 publicday schools, with 1, 192 scholars; 53 private day schools, with 1,063 s.; 7 Sunday schools, with 986 s.; and 2evening schools for adults, with 55 s. There are widows'alms-houses with £190 a year, and other charities £152. The district is conterminate with the parish. Poor-rates in 1863, £14, 486. Marriages in 1863, 60; births, 857, of which 21 were illegitimate; deaths, 609, of which 275 were at ages under 5 years, and 12 at ages above 85. Marriages in the ten years 1851-60, 1, 160; births, 7, 461; deaths, 5,037. The workhouse, at the census of 1861, had 207 inmates. See London.  
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="20" | <center><font size="+1">'''Online Rotherhithe St Mary Parish Register Images and Indexes'''</font></center>
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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>1556</center>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1556</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1556</center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" rowspan="2" | '''Images'''
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1556-1812 [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] ($). Described as St Mary, Rotherhithe in Southwark Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1906
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Rotherhithe St Mary in Southwark 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] ($). Described as Rotherhithe St Mary in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1949
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Rotherhithe St Mary in Southwark 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" | 1783-1785<br>1800-1868
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|C006251}}, {{IGI|C006252}}, {{IGI|C006253}}, {{IGI|C006254}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyLondon_including_Middlesex_(N-Z).htm "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England,"] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 17 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1834-1870
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.parishregister.com/searchpage.asp Docklands<br>Ancestors]<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" | 1834-1870
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.parishregister.com/searchpage.asp Docklands<br>Ancestors]<ref name="dock" />
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1834-1870
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.parishregister.com/searchpage.asp Docklands<br>Ancestors]<ref name="dock" />
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1805-1837
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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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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist 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
  
(John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1870-72)
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==== Civil Registration  ====
  
*Beck, Edward Josselyn. ''Memorials to Serve for a History of the Parish of St Mary, Rotherhithe''. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1907. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Bf0VAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
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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].  
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==== Census records  ====
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{{British Census|474659}}
  
== Resources ==
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==== Probate records ====
  
==== Civil Registration  ====
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Surrey Probate Records|Surrey Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
  
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].
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== Parish History  ==
  
==== Church records  ====
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ROTHERHITHE St Mary, '''''a parish''''', in the E. division of the hundred of Brixton and of the county of Surrey, 1 mile southeast&nbsp;of&nbsp;London. This place, corruptly called Redriff, was anciently a village and marsh south-eastward of London
  
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The location&nbsp;of Rotherhithe, on the river, attracted&nbsp;merchant maritime seamen, watermen and others, to reside here; and its inhabitants are now almost exclusively engaged in pursuits connected with shipping,&nbsp;dockyards, shipmasters, shipbuilding (especially) East India ships and small merchant-vessels; also some boat and lighter builders' wharfs, and numerous warehouses for rigging and victualling the navy.&nbsp;
  
==== Census records  ====
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The present parochial church was erected in 1715 and has&nbsp;a&nbsp;churchyard. Additionally, there are three district churches&nbsp;built including the church of the '''Holy Trinity,&nbsp;Trinity Street''' (1838); '''Christ Church, '''erected&nbsp;in Paradise Row dedicated to '''All Saints''', situated on the lower Deptford Road consecrated&nbsp;June, 1840. An '''Episcopal floating chapel''' is maintained for the use of seamen.
  
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There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyan Methodists.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis. ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51245 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 697-703. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 March 2012.</ref>
  
==== Probate records  ====
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Here is a [[Comprehensive List of Chapels and District Churches within Rotherhithe St Mary]].
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Surrey Probate Records|Surrey Probate Records]] to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.  
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*Beck, Edward Josselyn. ''Memorials to Serve for a History of the Parish of St Mary, Rotherhithe''. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1907. Digital version at [http://books.google.com/books?id=Bf0VAAAAYAAJ Google Books].
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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{{Wikipedia|St._Mary's_Church,_Rotherhithe|St Mary's Church, Rotherhithe}}
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*[http://www.stmaryrotherhithe.org/ St Mary's Rotherhithe] (official website). Rotherhithe history, history of the Pilgrim Fathers, photographs, visitor directions, service times.
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== References  ==
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Revision as of 22:45, 28 October 2012

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Rotherhithe St Mary, Surrey 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.


Rotherhithestmary.jpg

Church records

Online Rotherhithe St Mary Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1556
1556
1556
Images
1556-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1906 Ancestry[2] 1754-1921 Ancestry[3] 1813-1949 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1783-1785
1800-1868
FamilySearch[5] 1834-1870 Docklands
Ancestors
[6]
1834-1870 Docklands
Ancestors
[6]
1834-1870 Docklands
Ancestors
[6]
1805-1837 Ancestry[7]

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist 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

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.

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 Surrey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Parish History

ROTHERHITHE St Mary, a parish, in the E. division of the hundred of Brixton and of the county of Surrey, 1 mile southeast of London. This place, corruptly called Redriff, was anciently a village and marsh south-eastward of London

The location of Rotherhithe, on the river, attracted merchant maritime seamen, watermen and others, to reside here; and its inhabitants are now almost exclusively engaged in pursuits connected with shipping, dockyards, shipmasters, shipbuilding (especially) East India ships and small merchant-vessels; also some boat and lighter builders' wharfs, and numerous warehouses for rigging and victualling the navy. 

The present parochial church was erected in 1715 and has a churchyard. Additionally, there are three district churches built including the church of the Holy Trinity, Trinity Street (1838); Christ Church, erected in Paradise Row dedicated to All Saints, situated on the lower Deptford Road consecrated June, 1840. An Episcopal floating chapel is maintained for the use of seamen.

There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, and Wesleyan Methodists.[8]

Here is a Comprehensive List of Chapels and District Churches within Rotherhithe St Mary.

  • Beck, Edward Josselyn. Memorials to Serve for a History of the Parish of St Mary, Rotherhithe. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, 1907. Digital version at Google Books.

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Mary's Church, Rotherhithe
  • St Mary's Rotherhithe (official website). Rotherhithe history, history of the Pilgrim Fathers, photographs, visitor directions, service times.

References

  1. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Mary, Rotherhithe in Southwark Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  2. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Rotherhithe St Mary in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Rotherhithe St Mary in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Rotherhithe St Mary in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. Batches C006251, C006252, C006253, C006254, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012.
  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
  8. Samuel A. Lewis. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 697-703. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 March 2012.