Holy Trinity the Less, London Genealogy

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Holy Trinity the Less

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Trinity the Less, the church of, was situated before the fire of London, at the northeast corner of Little Trinity Lane, where a German Chapel now stands. It received the epithet "the Less" to distinguish it from the Trinity priory at Aldgate; but having been destroyed by the fire of 1666, the parish was united to that of St Michael Queenhithe, and the church was not rebuilt. See St Michael, Queenhithe.[1]

Holy Trinity the Less Parish was part of Vintry Ward.


Holy Trinity the Less is also referred to as Trinity the Less. It is a parish in the city of London Without the Walls. Trinity the Less as well as St. Michael, Queenhythe have the patron of The Dean and Chapter of St Paul's and the Dean and Chapter of Canterbury, alternately.[2]

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]

Census records[edit | edit source]

1582 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

1638 Inhabitants List[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to London 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]

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Websites[edit | edit source]

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References[edit | edit source]

  1. James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: Google Books.
  2. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 129-170. Adapted, date accessed: 8 November 2013.