St Olave Old Jewry with St Martin Pomeroy, London Genealogy

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St Olave Old Jewry with St Martin Pomeroy

London St Olave Old Jewry with St Martin Pomeroy ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

St Olave Old Jewry with St Martin Pomeroy, London
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred London, Within the Walls
County London
Poor Law Union City of London
Registration District London City
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538; Separate registers exist for St Martin Pomeroy beginning 1539 and for Mercers' Hall beginning 1640
Bishop's Transcripts: 1629-31; 1800; Separate records exist for St Martin Pomeroy beginning 1801
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery None
Diocese London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
Location of Archive
London Record Office

Parish History[edit | edit source]

"St Olave Old Jewry with St Martin Pomeroy, the church of, stands on the west side of Old Jewry, is of very ancient foundation, and was originally called St Olave Upwell, from its patron saint, and the well at the east... It was afterwards called Jewry, from its vicinity becoming the allotted residence of the Jews in London. The parish is ancient, and was a rectory, in the gift of the Dean and Chapter of St Paul's, till about the year 1181, when it was transferred by them, with the chapel of St Stephen Coleman Street, to the prior and convent of Butley, in Suffolk, when it became a vicarage. At the suppression of the monasteries, the impropriation was forfeited to the crown, in whom it has continued till the present time. After the fire of London the parish of St Martin Pomary, in Ironmonger Lane, was united to this parish, which being a rectory, also in the patronage of the crown, the presentation the united livings in the king--[see St Martin Pomary]."[1]

After the Great Fire of London (1666), St Martin Pomeroy Parish united with St Olave Old Jewry Parish.[2]

1848 description

St. Olave, Old Jewry, with St. Martin, Ironmonger-lane, are parishes of the city of London With the Walls. The patron is the Crown. They are parishes within the Poor-law union of the City of London.[3]

St Martin Pomeroy was also known as St Martin Pomary Ironmonger Lane.[2]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Church records[edit | edit source]

St Martin Pomeroy Parish[edit | edit source]

Online St Martin Pomeroy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1539
1539
1539
Images
1539-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[4]
1813-1885 Ancestry[5] 1813-1843 Ancestry[6]
Indexes 1539-1860 FamilySearch[7] 1539-1647 findmypast[8] 1813-1847 findmypast[9]
1539-1647

FamilySearch[10]

1813-1847 findmypast[11]
    1800-1837 Ancestry[12]

St Olave Old Jewry Parish[edit | edit source]

Online St Olave Old Jewry Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1538
1538
1538
Images
1538-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials
1813-1884 Ancestry 1754-1886 Ancestry[13] 1813-1843 Ancestry
Indexes 1538-1748 FamilySearch[14] 1538-1837 findmypast[8] 1538-1812 findmypast[15]
1538-1875

FamilySearch[16]

1813-1850 findmypast[9]
    1754-1837 findmypast[17] 1813-1850 findmypast
    1800-1837 Ancestry[12]    

Census and Inhabitants Lists[edit | edit source]

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1541 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

1547 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

  • St Martin Pomeroy, Cheap Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/151); copy: FHL Film 2228700.
  • St Olave, Old Jewry, Coleman Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/151); copy: FHL Film 2228700.

1564 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

  • St Martin Pomeroy, Cheap Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/218), Copy: FHL Film 2228700.
  • St Olave, Old Jewry, Coleman Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/219); copy: FHL Film 2228700.

1576 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

1582 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

1625 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

  • St Olave, Old Jewry, Coleman Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/513); copy: FHL Film 2228703.

1638 Inhabitants List[edit | edit source]

1666 Hearth Tax[edit | edit source]

1666 Destroyed Houses[edit | edit source]

1678 Poll Tax[edit | edit source]

1692 Poll Tax[edit | edit source]

1692-1693 Poll Tax[edit | edit source]

1692-1932 Land Taxes[edit source]


1694 Poll Tax[edit | edit source]

1695 Inhabitants Lists[edit source]

1695 Marriage Duty Tax[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

Will indexes for probate courts covering these parishes are available online.


Before 1858, St Olave Old Jewry with St Martin Pomary fell under the jurisdiction of the Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London. From 1858 to the present, refer to the Principal Probate Registry.

Go to 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.

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

Cemetery[edit | edit source]

St Martin Pomeroy churchyard

A cemetery survey, published in 1887, is available online.[19]

Websites[edit | edit source]

(The London Family History Centre Catalogue is a terrific resource for identifying FamilySearch's London collections).

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Olave Old Jewry
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Martin Pomeroy

References[edit | edit source]

  1. James Elmes, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by Google Books.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Phillip B. Dunn, A Guide to Ancestral Research in London (Salt Lake City, Utah: Mountainland Printing and Marketing, c1987, 1992), 58-59. FHL Book 942.1/L1 D27d.
  3. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 20 December 2013.
  4. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Martin Pomeroy in the City of London | St Olave Old Jewry in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Martin Pomeroy in the City of London | St Olave Old Jewry in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  6. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Martin Pomeroy in the City of London | St Olave Old Jewry in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  7. Batches C022651-C022652, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  8. 8.0 8.1 "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net, accessed 12 June 2011; Percival Boyd, A List of Parishes in Boyd's Marriage Index (London: Society of Genealogists Enterprises Ltd., 1994). FHL Book 942 K22L 1994
  9. 9.0 9.1 John Hanson, "City of London Burials," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  10. Batch M022652, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  11. 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  12. 12.0 12.1 Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  13. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Olave Old Jewry in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  14. Batch C024052, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxx.
  15. "Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts," Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  16. Batches M024051-M024052, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register xxx.
  17. "Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches," British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  18. Payne Fisher and G. Blacker Morgan, Catalogue of the Tombs in the Churches of the City of London, A.D. 1666 (1668; reprint, London: Hasell, Watson, Viney, Ld., 1885). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  19. Frederick Arthur Crisp, Monumental Inscriptions in the Church of St. Olaves, Jewry, London (F.A. Crisp, 1887). Digitised by Internet Archive.