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[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex Parishes]]  
 
[[England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Middlesex Parishes]]  
  
== Parish History  ==
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Guide to '''London Docks, Middlesex family history and genealogy:''' Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
STEPNEY (St. Dunstan and All Saints), a '''parish''', and the head of a union, in the Tower division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 2½ miles (E.) from St. Paul's. There are places of worship for '''Baptists, the Society of Friends, the Connexion of the Countess of Huntingdon, Calvinistic Methodists, and Roman Catholics, and three meeting-houses for Independents'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51302#s13 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 12 February 2014.</ref>
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=== Parish History  ===
  
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STEPNEY (St. Dunstan and All Saints), a '''parish''', and the head of a union, in the Tower division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 2½ miles (E.) from St. Paul's. There are places of worship for '''Baptists, the Society of Friends, the Connexion of the Countess of Huntingdon, Calvinistic Methodists, and Roman Catholics, and three meeting-houses for Independents'''.<ref>Samuel A. Lewis, [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51302#s13 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''], (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 12 February 2014.</ref> 
  
 
'''St Peter London Docks''', was a '''district church''' created in the year 1866 and stood within the civil parish boundaries of St Dunstan Stepney.  
 
'''St Peter London Docks''', was a '''district church''' created in the year 1866 and stood within the civil parish boundaries of St Dunstan Stepney.  
  
== Resources  ==
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=== Resources  ===
  
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
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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.  
 
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.  
 
 
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
  
Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.<br>
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
 
*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]  
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== Websites  ==
 
== Websites  ==
  
London Docks in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/MDX/Stepney/index.html Stepney on GENUKI]
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London Docks in [http://www.genuki.org.uk/big/eng/MDX/Stepney/index.html Stepney on GENUKI]  
  
== References ==
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== References ==
  
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Revision as of 08:54, 17 October 2014

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Guide to London Docks, Middlesex family history and genealogy: Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

STEPNEY (St. Dunstan and All Saints), a parish, and the head of a union, in the Tower division of the hundred of Ossulstone, county of Middlesex, 2½ miles (E.) from St. Paul's. There are places of worship for Baptists, the Society of Friends, the Connexion of the Countess of Huntingdon, Calvinistic Methodists, and Roman Catholics, and three meeting-houses for Independents.[1]

St Peter London Docks, was a district church created in the year 1866 and stood within the civil parish boundaries of St Dunstan Stepney.

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]

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use 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.

Census records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. To view these census images online, they are available through a number of websites for a fee ($) or free.

  • FamilySearch now has all of the British Censuses available.
  • findmypast ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • Ancestry.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
  • The Genealogist.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.



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]

Contributor: Add information about the pertinent poor law unions in the area.

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]

London Docks in Stepney on GENUKI

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England, (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 12 February 2014.