South Hackney Christchurch, Middlesex Genealogy

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South Hackney Christchurch

Guide to South Hackney Christchurch, Middlesex ancestry, family history, and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

HACKNEY, a parish, forming a union with Stoke Newington, in the Tower division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 2 miles NE from London. Hackney formerly constituted one parish, under the designation of St. John's, consisting of a vicarage and a sinecure rectory. The church of St. John the Baptist, now the church of the central district, or Hackney proper, was erected under an act of parliament obtained in 1791. A church, dedicated to St. Peter, was lately erected and endowed in the parish. There are places of worship for Baptists, Independents, Wesleyans, and Unitarians.[1]

Christ Church South Hackney was one of at least three churches built for this area and portion of the civil parish of Hackney (see also St Michael All Angels and St Augustine S. Hackney). This church was built in the year 1872 and lay within the ancient (civil) parish of Hackney St John.[2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Find Neighboring Parishes[edit | edit source]

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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]

The Church of England (Anglican) became the official state religion in 1534, with the reigning monarch as its Supreme Governor.
Non-Conformist refers to all other religious denominations that are not the official state religion.

Church of England[edit | edit source]

Due to the increasing access of online records:

  • Individual parish coverage for databases in this table are inconsistent and should be verified
  • Dates in the following table are approximate

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South Hackney Christchurch Online Parish Records
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FamilySearch Collections-Middlesex
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FamilySearch Parish Registers-Middlesex
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Bishop's Transcripts - FamilySearch Catalog
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FreeREG
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Find My Past-Middlesex ($)
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Find My Past (Westminster)-Middlesex ($)
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Find My Past Banns-Middlesex ($)
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Ancestry-London Church of England BMD (Early) ($)
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Ancestry-London Church of England BMD (Late) ($)
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Ancestry Marriage Bonds and Allegations-London and Surrey ($)
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Ancestry-England & Wales, Birth, Christening, Marriage and Death Indexes ($)
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Databases with Known Incomplete Parish Coverage
Boyd's Marriage Indexes-FMP (Free)
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National Burial Index-FMP (Free)
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Other Websites These databases have incomplete parish coverage.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[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 Union[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]

Hackney on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 04 February 2014.
  2. T.F.T. Baker ed. 'Hackney: The Parish Church', A History of the County of Middlesex: Volume 10, Hackney (England: 1995), 115-122. Adapted. Date accessed: 04 February 2014.