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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] St Pancras  
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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[St_Pancras,_Middlesex|St Pancras]]''
  
See "[[A Comprehensive List of St Pancras' Churches in Pre-1900]]"
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'''St Pancras, 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.
  
== <br>Parish History ==
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==== Church records&nbsp; ====
  
"St Pancras (which was once called St Pancras in the Fields), the old church of, is situated on the North Side of the road leading from Kings Cross, Battle-bridge, to Kentish town. The parish is&nbsp;of great extent, including one third of the hamlet of Highgate, and the whole of the hamlets of Kentish town, Camden town, Somers town and Pentonville. It extends to the South end&nbsp;of Gray's Inn Lane, and includes the streets westward of&nbsp;it to Cleveland Street and Rathbone Place. The new church of this parish is a very handsome elaborate structure, on the south side of the new road... This parish is a vicarage in the County of Middlesex, in the diocese of London, a peculiar of the archbishopric of Canterbury, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's [Cathedral]. There are also two parish chapels, which are both curacies in the patronage of the vicar, one called the parish Chapel and...[sic]<ref>1. James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect. In “A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions,” (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted.</ref>"
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St Pancras by the 19th century, was one of England's most populated&nbsp; parishes, with numerous chapels and district churches subdividing its boundary. Here is a viewable and printable [[A Comprehensive List of St Pancras' Churches in Pre-1900|Comprehensive List of St Pancras Churches in Pre-1900.]]
  
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'''Online Records'''<br>  
  
"PANCRAS, ST., a parish, in the Holborn division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, a suburb to London.<br>"The cavalry barracks in Albany-road are neatly built of brick, and occupy an area of eight acres and a half; the buildings comprise accommodation for 400 men, with stabling for their horses, a riding-school, infirmary, magazine, and an extensive ground for exercise.  
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{| width="100%" border="1" cellspacing="1" cellpadding="1"
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="20" | <center><font size="+1">'''Online St Pancras Parish Register Images and Indexes'''</font></center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="2" | &nbsp;
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="6" | <center>'''Baptisms'''</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="6" | <center>'''Marriages'''</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="6" | <center>'''Burials'''</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="2" | '''Earliest'''
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="6" | <center>1660</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="6" | <center>1660</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="6" | <center>1660</center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" rowspan="2" colspan="2" | '''Images'''
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="18" | <center>1660-1812 [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] ($). Described as St Pancras Old Church in Camden Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="2" | 1749-1906
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St Pancras Old St Pancras in Camden Borough, St Pancras Old Church in Camden Borough, and St Pancras Parish Church in Camden Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" | 1831-1921
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" 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] ($). Described as St Pancras Old St Pancras in Camden Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="2" | 1813-1814<br>1829-1931
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St Pancras Old St Pancras in Camden Borough and St Pancras in Camden Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" rowspan="8" colspan="2" | '''Indexes'''
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="2" | 1660-1876
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|C045632}}, {{IGI|C047931}}, {{IGI|C047932}}, {{IGI|C047933}}, {{IGI|C047934}}, {{IGI|C047935}}, {{IGI|C047936}}, {{IGI|C047937}}, {{IGI|C047938}}, {{IGI|C047939}}, {{IGI|J045631}}, {{IGI|K045631}}, 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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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" | 1660-1876
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473015|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|M047931}}, {{IGI|M047932}}, {{IGI|M047933}}, {{IGI|M047934}}, {{IGI|M047935}}, {{IGI|M047936}}, {{IGI|M047937}}, {{IGI|M047938}}, 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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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="2" | &nbsp;
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | &nbsp;
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" | 1780-1837
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" 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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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="2" | &nbsp;
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Whilst the 19th century topographer, Samuel Lewis lists several chapels attached to St Pancras Parish, to view a much&nbsp;more complete&nbsp;list of churches and chapels as has thus far been identified for this the largest populated parish and borough in the country, see the above link to "[[A Comprehensive List of the Churches of St Pancras in Pre-1900|A Comprehensive List of&nbsp;Churches of St Pancras in Pre-1900]]".  
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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.  
  
Here is Lewis' assessment of those extant chapels as of 1848:
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'''Original Records'''
  
*The old parochial church [St Pancras], now used as a chapel,
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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.
*St Pancras Euston-Square (the current parish church)
 
*All&nbsp;saints Regent-square -&nbsp;1824
 
*Christ Church Regent's Park -&nbsp;1837
 
*[Holy] Trinity [C]hurch, Gray's-Inn-road - 1838 (part of London St. Andrew's, Holborn)
 
*All Saints', Gordon-square -&nbsp;1842
 
*St John the Evangelist Charlotte Street Fitzroy-square -&nbsp;1846
 
*St Jude&nbsp;Britannia-street, Gray's-Inn-road -&nbsp;1847
 
*Fitzroy&nbsp;(proprietary Episcopal) Chapel&nbsp;Gray's Inn Road -
 
*Percy chapel, Charlotte-street
 
*Woburn chapel-
 
*St Luke King's-cross
 
*St Matthew Oakley-square, Bedford-Town
 
*Somertown
 
*Camden Town
 
*Kentish Town
 
*The Foundling Hospital Chapel - 1739 (abt 400 children)
 
*St Katherine's Hospital Chapel -&nbsp;
 
 
 
There were places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Calvinistic and other Methodists, a Scottish church, and a Roman Catholic chapel.<ref>2. Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' 531-535. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Online [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51203| here], (accessed: 04 May 2010).</ref>
 
 
 
== 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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==== Census records  ====
  
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.
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{{British Census|438797}}<br>
  
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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*'''1693''' - [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64877 St Pancras taxpayers in 1693] at British History Online - free.
  
==== Census records  ====
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{{Expand section|any unique information, such as ''the census for X year was destroyed''}}
 
  
 
==== Probate 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|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.  
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==== Cemetery  ====
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A 1938 survey of wall monuments and floor slabs within the church is available [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64866 online].<ref>'St. Pancras Old Church', ''Survey of London: volume 19: The parish of St Pancras part 2: Old St Pancras and Kentish Town'' (1938), pp. 72-95. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64866 Date accessed: 15 March 2012.</ref>
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{{Find A Grave|658411|St Pancras Old Church Churchyard}} (52+ entries)
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
  
 
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
 
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.  
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== &nbsp;Parish History  ==
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'St Pancras (which was once called St Pancras in the Fields), the old church of, is situated on the North Side of the road leading from Kings Cross, Battle-bridge, to Kentish town. The parish is&nbsp;of great extent, including one third of the hamlet of Highgate, and the whole of the hamlets of Kentish town, Camden town, Somers town and Pentonville. It extends to the South end&nbsp;of Gray's Inn Lane, and includes the streets westward of&nbsp;it to Cleveland Street and Rathbone Place. The new church of this parish is a very handsome elaborate structure, on the south side of the new road... This parish is a vicarage in the County of Middlesex, in the diocese of London, a peculiar of the archbishopric of Canterbury, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's [Cathedral]. There are also two parish chapels, which are both curacies in the patronage of the vicar, one called the parish Chapel and...[sic]'<ref name="elmes">James Elmes, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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'PANCRAS, ST., '''a parish''', in the Holborn division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, a suburb to London.<br>"The cavalry barracks in Albany-road with an&nbsp;buildings comprise accommodation for 400 men,&nbsp;a riding-school, infirmary, magazine, and an extensive ground for exercise.
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Whilst the 19th century topographer, Samuel Lewis lists several chapels attached to St Pancras Parish, to view and print out a much&nbsp;more complete&nbsp;list of of early and late 19th century churches and chapels&nbsp;for this parish, and one of the&nbsp;largest populated parishes and borough in the country,&nbsp;click the following&nbsp;link,&nbsp; "[[A Comprehensive List of St Pancras' Churches in Pre-1900]]".
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'There were places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Calvinistic and other Methodists, a Scottish church, and a Roman Catholic chapel.'<ref>Samuel Lewis, ed. ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51203 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' 531-535. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Adapted. Accessed: 04 May 2010].</ref>
  
 
== 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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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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== Reference ==
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St Pancras, 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.

Church records 

St Pancras by the 19th century, was one of England's most populated  parishes, with numerous chapels and district churches subdividing its boundary. Here is a viewable and printable Comprehensive List of St Pancras Churches in Pre-1900.

Online Records

Online St Pancras Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1660
1660
1660
Images
1660-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1749-1906 Ancestry[2] 1831-1921 Ancestry[3] 1813-1814
1829-1931
Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1660-1876 FamilySearch[5] 1660-1876 FamilySearch[6]
    1780-1837 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.

Original Records

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.

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 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.

Cemetery

A 1938 survey of wall monuments and floor slabs within the church is available online.[8]

St Pancras Old Church Churchyard database at Find A Grave. (52+ entries)

Poor Law Unions

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

 Parish History

'St Pancras (which was once called St Pancras in the Fields), the old church of, is situated on the North Side of the road leading from Kings Cross, Battle-bridge, to Kentish town. The parish is of great extent, including one third of the hamlet of Highgate, and the whole of the hamlets of Kentish town, Camden town, Somers town and Pentonville. It extends to the South end of Gray's Inn Lane, and includes the streets westward of it to Cleveland Street and Rathbone Place. The new church of this parish is a very handsome elaborate structure, on the south side of the new road... This parish is a vicarage in the County of Middlesex, in the diocese of London, a peculiar of the archbishopric of Canterbury, and in the patronage of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's [Cathedral]. There are also two parish chapels, which are both curacies in the patronage of the vicar, one called the parish Chapel and...[sic]'[9]


'PANCRAS, ST., a parish, in the Holborn division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, a suburb to London.
"The cavalry barracks in Albany-road with an buildings comprise accommodation for 400 men, a riding-school, infirmary, magazine, and an extensive ground for exercise.

Whilst the 19th century topographer, Samuel Lewis lists several chapels attached to St Pancras Parish, to view and print out a much more complete list of of early and late 19th century churches and chapels for this parish, and one of the largest populated parishes and borough in the country, click the following link,  "A Comprehensive List of St Pancras' Churches in Pre-1900".

'There were places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Calvinistic and other Methodists, a Scottish church, and a Roman Catholic chapel.'[10]

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

References

  1. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Pancras Old Church in Camden Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  2. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Pancras Old St Pancras in Camden Borough, St Pancras Old Church in Camden Borough, and St Pancras Parish Church in Camden Borough. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Pancras Old St Pancras in Camden Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St Pancras Old St Pancras in Camden Borough and St Pancras in Camden Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. Batches C045632, C047931, C047932, C047933, C047934, C047935, C047936, C047937, C047938, C047939, J045631, K045631, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012.
  6. Batches M047931, M047932, M047933, M047934, M047935, M047936, M047937, M047938, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  8. 'St. Pancras Old Church', Survey of London: volume 19: The parish of St Pancras part 2: Old St Pancras and Kentish Town (1938), pp. 72-95. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=64866 Date accessed: 15 March 2012.
  9. James Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by Google Books.
  10. Samuel Lewis, ed. A Topographical Dictionary of England 531-535. (London: S. Lewis and Co., 1848), Adapted. Accessed: 04 May 2010].