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''[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[London Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[St Katherine ColemanSt_Katherine_Coleman|St Katherine Coleman]]''
== Parish History ==
"St Katherine Coleman, the church of, is situated on the east side of Church Row, on the south side of Fenchurch Street about ten houses  eastward of Mark Lane, with which it also communicates. It derives its name and addition from beinf dedicated to St Katherine, a virgin and martyr of Alexandria, and from being situated on a spot anciently called Coleman Haw. It is a very ancient rectory, as there are records of its being so in 1346. The old church was substantially repaired and a south aisle added in 1489,b Sir William White, then Lord Mayor of London. It escaped the great fire of 1666; but being very much out of repair, and much buried by the raising of the causeway in Fenchurch Street, it was pulled down in 1734, and the present church erected at the expense of the parish. It is a plain well-built church with a lofty nave, lighted with two rows of windows. The tower is square, and finished with embrasures, and the floor of the church is elevated several steps abor the levelof its surrounding churchyard.
"This church was originally in the patronage of the Dean of St Martin-le-Grand, and so continued till that religious house, with all its appurtneances, was annexed tot he Abbey of Westminster, after which it fell to the ground, and the advowson was given by Queen Mary, in the first year of her reign, to the Bishop of London and his successors in that see for ever. The Advowson is still under the same patronage."<ref>James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Envirions'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref> St Catherine Coleman is an alternative spelling of this parish.
== Resources ==
=== Church records ===
{{LondonStKatherineColeman}}
To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use [http://maps.familysearch.org/ 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.
Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, nonconformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection.
=== Census records ===
==== 1541 Subsidy ====
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=36096 1541 London Subsidy Roll, Aldgate Ward - The Parisshe of Saint Katheryn Colmans], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
*[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=118783 Hearth Tax: City of London 1666 - St Katherine Coleman], courtesy: [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/ British History Online]
Contributor: Include an overview if there is any unique information, such as the census for X year was destroyed. Add a link to online sites for indexes and/or images. Also add a link to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection. === Cemetery === {{LondonCemetery}}
=== Probate records ===
Before 1858, {{PAGENAME}} fell under the jurisdiction of the [[Court of the Archdeaconry of London|Court of the Archdeaconry of London]]. In practice, many residents left their wills in the [[Prerogative Court of the Archbishop of Canterbury|Prerogative Court of Canterbury]] from the 1700s through 1858.<ref>[http://www.origins.net/help/aboutNWI-acl.aspx "About Archdeaconry Court of London Wills Index 1750-1800"], ''British Origins,'' accessed 23 December 2011.</ref> From 1858 to the present, refer to the [[Principal Probate Registry|Principal Probate Registry]].
Go to [[London Probate Records|London Probate Records]] to find the names of the courts having secondary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.
=== Poor Law Unions ===
== Maps and Gazetteers ==
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
== Web sites ==
 {{Wikipedia|St_Katherine_Coleman|St Katherine Coleman}} *[http://www.londonfhc.org/content/catalogue?c=14&p=England,England,London,St.+Katherine+Coleman&f=1 London Family History Centre Catalogue]
*[http://62.32.98.6/S10312UKStaff/OPAC/ Society of Genealogists Library Catalogue] (to narrow results, conduct a subject search for 'London St Katherine Coleman')
== References ==
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