Whitechapel St Mark, Middlesex Genealogy
Guide to Whitechapel St Mark, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
|Whitechapel St Mark, Middlesex|
|Hundred||Ossulstone (Tower Division)|
|Poor Law Union||Whitechapel|
|Parish registers: 1840; Separate registers exist for Whitechapel St Paul, Dock Street beginning 1848|
|Bishop's Transcripts: None|
|Rural Deanery||Not created until 1858|
|Probate Court||Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)|
|Location of Archive|
|Middlesex Record Office|
WHITECHAPEL, a parish and a district in Middlesex. The parish lies 1½ mile E of St. Paul's, London: forms all a compact portion of the metropolis; was part ofStepney parish till 1329; is bisected by the main thoroughfare of Whitechapel High-street, and Whitechapel-road. The places of worship, in 1851, were 11 of the Church of England; 5 of Independents; 5 of Baptists; 1 of Wesleyans; 1 of German Protestants; 1 undefined; 1 of the Catholic and Apostolic church; 1 of Latter Day Saints; and 1 of Roman Catholics.
St Mark Whitechapel is a chapel of ease, or chapelry, created in the year 1841. It lay within the civil parish boundaries of St Mary Whitechapel.
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.
Whitechapel St Mark parish registers of christenings, marriages and burials are available online for the following years:
|Whitechapel St Mark Online Parish Records|
|FS Catalog PRs|
|FS Catalog BTs|
To find the names of the neighboring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851 Map. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.
Records are also available at the London Metropolitan Archives.
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.
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 UnionsEdit
Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.
Maps and GazetteersEdit
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
- John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 January 2014.