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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
St Mary Somers Town (in modern day stands next to the Euston Railway Station) is a church built--among at least 30 or more--in order to decrease the burden of population within the civil parish boundaries of St Pancras Parish. This church was built in 1852. To see a complete study on St Pancras and view a list of all of its churches and chapels, see "St Pancras".
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St Mary, Eversholt St, Somers Town (in modern day stands next to the Euston Railway Station) is a chapelry built--among at least 30 or more--in order to decrease the burden of population within the civil parish boundaries of St Pancras Parish. This church was built in 1826. In addition, another chapel in Somers Town, built to the name of St Mary's was Somers Town St Mary, in 1852. To see a complete study on St Pancras and view a list of all of its churches and chapels, see "St Pancras".
  
 
== Resources  ==
 
== Resources  ==

Revision as of 16:29, 21 February 2012

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Parish History

St Mary, Eversholt St, Somers Town (in modern day stands next to the Euston Railway Station) is a chapelry built--among at least 30 or more--in order to decrease the burden of population within the civil parish boundaries of St Pancras Parish. This church was built in 1826. In addition, another chapel in Somers Town, built to the name of St Mary's was Somers Town St Mary, in 1852. To see a complete study on St Pancras and view a list of all of its churches and chapels, see "St Pancras".

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

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

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.