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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]] [[Southwark St Olave, Surrey, England|Southwark St Olave]]''<br><br>[[Image:Southwarkstolave.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
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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]] [[Southwark_St_Olave,_Surrey,_England|Southwark St Olave]]''  
  
== Parish History  ==
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'''Southwark St Olave, 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.
 
 
'SOUTHWARK St Olave&nbsp;was created by at least the year 1582, is one of&nbsp;five ancient parishes in this metropolitan borough, with&nbsp;three registration districts ('St Saviour, St Olave, and St George), in the county of Surrey. The borough lies on the south side of the River Thames, opposite the City of London; attached&nbsp;with the city by the London, Southwark, and Blackfriars bridges;
 
 
 
'The five ancient parishes of Southwark include&nbsp; '''St Olave''',&nbsp;St George the Martyr&nbsp;, Christ Church, St Saviour, and St Thomas.
 
 
 
The ecclesiastical arrangement for Southwark included&nbsp;also the following chapelries:
 
 
 
*All Hallow, Copperfield St - 1875
 
*St Alphege - 1872
 
*St Jude -&nbsp;1850
 
*St Mary Magdalen - 1843
 
*St Michael - 1867
 
*St Paul Westminster Road.- 1858
 
*St Peter - 1846
 
*St Stephen - 1850
 
*Wilberforce Mission Church - <br>
 
  
The places of worship within the new borough, which includes the parish incumbencies of&nbsp;Horsley-Down, Bermondsey, and Rotherhithe. Included in the borough are&nbsp;the following Nonconformist churches:&nbsp;
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<br>[[Image:Southwarkstolave.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]  
 
 
*English Presbyterian Church - 1
 
*Independents - 1
 
*Baptists - 15
 
*Quakers - 1
 
*Unitarians - 1&nbsp;
 
*Wesleyan Methodists - 7
 
*Primitive Methodists - 1
 
*Wesleyan Association - 3
 
*Wesleyan Reformers - 1
 
*Welsh Calvinistic Methodists - 1
 
*Roman Catholics -3&nbsp;
 
 
 
There were four additional unspecified dissenting chapels in the borough as well.<ref>John Marius Wilson,''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]''(1870)</ref>
 
<br>
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
 
 
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  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
  
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''
| bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="6" align="center" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1582</center>  
| bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="6" align="center" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1582</center>  
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="6" align="center" | <center>'''Burials'''</center>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="6" | <center>1582</center>
 
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="6" align="center" | <center>1582</center>
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="6" align="center" | <center>1582</center>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="6" align="center" | <center>1582</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>1582-1812 [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 Olave, Bermondsey in Southwark Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
 
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" rowspan="2" colspan="2" align="center" | '''Images'''
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1906
| bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="18" align="center" | <center>1582-1812 [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] ($). Described as St Olave, Bermondsey in Southwark Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St Olave in Southwark Borough and Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1772-1918
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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] ($). Described as Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1813-1919
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough and St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="2" align="center" | 1813-1906
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| bgcolor="#000000" align="center" colspan="20" |  
| bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" align="center" | [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 St Olave in Southwark Borough and Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" align="center" | 1772-1918
 
| bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" align="center" | [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 Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="2" align="center" | 1813-1919
 
| bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" align="center" | [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 Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough and St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
 
 
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" rowspan="8" colspan="2" | '''Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1639-1665<br>1685-1864
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|C022722}}, {{IGI|C022723}}, {{IGI|C022724}}, {{IGI|C022725}}, {{IGI|C022726}}, {{IGI|C022727}}, {{IGI|C022728}}, {{IGI|P006311}}, 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" | 1583-1772
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast]<ref name="bmi">[http://web.archive.org/web/20110108162329/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-SRY.aspx 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,'] ''Origins.net'' (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" rowspan="8" colspan="2" align="center" | '''Indexes'''
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="2" align="center" | 1639-1665<br>1685-1864
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" |  
| bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" align="center" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|C022722}}, {{IGI|C022723}}, {{IGI|C022724}}, {{IGI|C022725}}, {{IGI|C022726}}, {{IGI|C022727}}, {{IGI|C022728}}, {{IGI|P006311}}, 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" | 1639-1837<br>1855-1885
| bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" align="center" | 1754-1837<br>1855-1875
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|M022721}}, {{IGI|M022722}}, {{IGI|M022723}}, {{IGI|M022724}}, {{IGI|M022725}}, 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; Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySurrey.htm "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,"] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 11 April 2012.</ref>  
| bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" align="center" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batch {{IGI|M022721}}, 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="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | &nbsp;  
| bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" align="center" | &nbsp;  
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | &nbsp;  
| bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" align="center" | 1797-1837  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1797-1837  
| bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" align="center" | [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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| 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. <br>
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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. <br>  
  
 
Baptisms at St Olave Workhouse from 1848 to 1866 are indexed on FamilySearch in Batch {{IGI|C049641}}.  
 
Baptisms at St Olave Workhouse from 1848 to 1866 are indexed on FamilySearch in Batch {{IGI|C049641}}.  
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===== Non Conformist Churches  =====
 
===== Non Conformist Churches  =====
  
=== Census records ===
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==== Civil Registration ====
  
==== 1541 Subsidy  ====
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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<br> ===
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{{British Census|474669}}<br>
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===== 1541 Subsidy  =====
  
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36101 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Bridge Ward - Perryshe of Seynt Olave (Southwark)], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
 
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36101 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Bridge Ward - Perryshe of Seynt Olave (Southwark)], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
  
==== 1547 Subsidy  ====
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===== 1547 Subsidy  =====
  
 
*Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/151); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228700}}.
 
*Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/151); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228700}}.
  
==== 1621 Subsidy  ====
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===== 1621 Subsidy  =====
  
 
*Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/484); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>
 
*Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/484); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>
  
==== 1628 Subsidy  ====
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===== 1628 Subsidy  =====
  
 
*Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/562); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228704}}.<br>
 
*Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/562); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228704}}.<br>
  
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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==== 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 [[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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== Parish History ==
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'SOUTHWARK St Olave&nbsp;was created by at least the year 1582, is one of&nbsp;five ancient parishes in this metropolitan borough, with&nbsp;three registration districts ('St Saviour, St Olave, and St George), in the county of Surrey. The borough lies on the south side of the River Thames, opposite the City of London; attached&nbsp;with the city by the London, Southwark, and Blackfriars bridges;
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'The five ancient parishes of Southwark include&nbsp; '''St Olave''',&nbsp;St George the Martyr&nbsp;, Christ Church, St Saviour, and St Thomas.  
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The ecclesiastical arrangement for Southwark included&nbsp;also the following chapelries:
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*All Hallow, Copperfield St - 1875
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*St Alphege - 1872
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*St Jude -&nbsp;1850
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*St Mary Magdalen - 1843
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*St Michael - 1867
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*St Paul Westminster Road.- 1858
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*St Peter - 1846
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*St Stephen - 1850
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*Wilberforce Mission Church - <br>
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The places of worship within the new borough, which includes the parish incumbencies of&nbsp;Horsley-Down, Bermondsey, and Rotherhithe. Included in the borough are&nbsp;the following Nonconformist churches:&nbsp;
  
==== Probate records  ====
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*English Presbyterian Church - 1
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*Independents - 1
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*Baptists - 15
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*Quakers - 1
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*Unitarians - 1&nbsp;
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*Wesleyan Methodists - 7
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*Primitive Methodists - 1
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*Wesleyan Association - 3
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*Wesleyan Reformers - 1
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*Welsh Calvinistic Methodists - 1
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*Roman Catholics -3&nbsp;
  
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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There were four additional unspecified dissenting chapels in the borough as well.<ref>John Marius Wilson,''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]''(1870)</ref> <br>
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>  
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
  
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[[Category:Surrey]]
 
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Revision as of 22:59, 28 October 2012

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Southwark St Olave, 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.


Southwarkstolave.jpg

Church records

Online Southwark St Olave Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1582
1582
1582
Images
1582-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1906 Ancestry[2] 1772-1918 Ancestry[3] 1813-1919 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1639-1665
1685-1864
FamilySearch[5] 1583-1772 FindMyPast[6]
1639-1837
1855-1885
FamilySearch[7]
    1797-1837 Ancestry[8]    

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.

Baptisms at St Olave Workhouse from 1848 to 1866 are indexed on FamilySearch in Batch C049641.

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

Non Conformist Churches

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.


1541 Subsidy
1547 Subsidy
  • Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/151); copy: FHL Film 2228700.
1621 Subsidy
  • Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/484); copy: FHL Film 2228702.
1628 Subsidy
  • Southwark St Olave, Bridge Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/562); copy: FHL Film 2228704.

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

'SOUTHWARK St Olave was created by at least the year 1582, is one of five ancient parishes in this metropolitan borough, with three registration districts ('St Saviour, St Olave, and St George), in the county of Surrey. The borough lies on the south side of the River Thames, opposite the City of London; attached with the city by the London, Southwark, and Blackfriars bridges;

'The five ancient parishes of Southwark include  St Olave, St George the Martyr , Christ Church, St Saviour, and St Thomas.

The ecclesiastical arrangement for Southwark included also the following chapelries:

  • All Hallow, Copperfield St - 1875
  • St Alphege - 1872
  • St Jude - 1850
  • St Mary Magdalen - 1843
  • St Michael - 1867
  • St Paul Westminster Road.- 1858
  • St Peter - 1846
  • St Stephen - 1850
  • Wilberforce Mission Church -

The places of worship within the new borough, which includes the parish incumbencies of Horsley-Down, Bermondsey, and Rotherhithe. Included in the borough are the following Nonconformist churches: 

  • English Presbyterian Church - 1
  • Independents - 1
  • Baptists - 15
  • Quakers - 1
  • Unitarians - 1 
  • Wesleyan Methodists - 7
  • Primitive Methodists - 1
  • Wesleyan Association - 3
  • Wesleyan Reformers - 1
  • Welsh Calvinistic Methodists - 1
  • Roman Catholics -3 

There were four additional unspecified dissenting chapels in the borough as well.[9]

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.

References

  1. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Olave, Bermondsey in Southwark Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  2. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Olave in Southwark Borough and Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Bermondsey St Olave in Southwark Borough and St Olave in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
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  6. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
  7. Batches M022721, M022722, M022723, M022724, M022725, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012; Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 11 April 2012.
  8. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  9. John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales(1870)