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Whitechapel St Paul with St Mark, Middlesex Genealogy

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Parish History[edit | edit source]

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.[1]

Additional information:

St Paul with St Mark Whitechapel was created as a district church as of 1926, in St Mary Whitechapel Parish.

Resources[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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.


Census records[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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[edit | edit source]

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

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Wilson, John M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 22 January 2014.