Old Tower Without, Middlesex Genealogy

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Old Tower Without

Guide to Old Tower Without, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Old Tower Without, Middlesex
Type Extra-parochial area (England)
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Ossulstone (Tower Division)
County Middlesex, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Whitechapel
Registration District Whitechapel
Records begin
Parish registers: For records see surrounding parishes
Bishop's Transcripts: For records see surrounding parishes
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Not Applicable
Diocese Not Applicable
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Search the courts of the surrounding parishes
Location of Archive
London Metropolitan Archives

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Tower of London, parish, Middlesex, Tower Hamlets parliamentary borough, London (including Old Tower Without). The parish contains the fortress of the same name.[1]

OLD-TOWER-WITHOUT, is a precinct in White-chapel district, Middlesex; on the Thames, within the metropolis, adjacent to the Tower of London.[2]

Additional information:

Old Tower Without, was a liberty and precinct with an extra-parochial chapel, lying within the parish of St Mary Whitechapel, and adjacent to the Tower of London.

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]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. 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]

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]

Old Tower Without in Tower of London on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. John Bartholomew Gazetteer of the British Isles, 1887. Adapted. Date accessed: 08 February 2014.
  2. John M. Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72) Adapted. Date accessed: 5 November 2013.