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'''London St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.  
 
'''London St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.  
  
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| Type = [[Ecclesiastical Parish]]
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| County = London
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| Hundred = London, Within the Walls
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=== Parish History  ===
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"St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, it is situated at the southwest corner Guildhall Yard and at Cateaton Street&nbsp;.&nbsp; It derives its name has been dedicated to St. Lawrence, a Spanish saint...[and of it's location] near the Jewry.&nbsp; In the ancient church on the site was a rectory, which being given by Henry&nbsp;de Wickenbroke to Balliol College, in 1294, directory ceased, and Richard Bishop of London, converted it into a vicarage, and the patronage still continues with the master and scholars of that college. It was destroyed by the great fire of 1666, and was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, at the expense of the parishioners, assisted by a very liberal benefaction by Sir John Langham.&nbsp; The parish of St. Mary, Magdalene, Milk Street, was united in to it by an act of parliament, and the church was finished in 1676.&nbsp; The present church is a handsome building of the Corinthian order, and the east end, next Guildhall Yard, is a composition of or Corinthian columns, with niches and festoons of fruit.&nbsp; On the summit of the steeple, is&nbsp;a vane&nbsp;in the form of a gridiron, illustrative of St. Lawrence's martyrdom.&nbsp; The interior is rich, and beautifully decorated with elaborately modeled stucco ornaments, and has several monuments to celebrated persons.&nbsp; It is 81 feet long, 68 broad, and 48 high.&nbsp; This church is occasionally used Bo and Walbrook churches [which see, respectively, St. Mary le Bow&nbsp;and&nbsp;Stephen Walbrook]&nbsp;for corporation sermons.&nbsp;The advowson of this church is a vicarage, and in that of its sister parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Milk Street,&nbsp;is a rectory, and to the patronage is alternately with Baliol&nbsp;College and the dean and chapter&nbsp;of St. Paul's.&nbsp;&nbsp;It is in the city in archdeaconry of London..."<ref>James Elmes, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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St Lawrence Jewry belonged to [[Cheap Ward, London, England|Cheap Ward]].<br>
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1848 parish description:<br>'''St. Lawrence, Jewry,''' with '''St. Mary Magdalene Milk-street''', are parishes of the city of London Within the Walls. The patron is Balliol College, Oxford, and the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul’s, alternately. They are parishes within the poor-law union of the City of London.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51117#s1000 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 129-170. Adapted. Date accessed: 18 December 2013.</ref><br><br> <br>
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*St Lawrence, Jewry, Cripplegate Within Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/630); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>
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*St Lawrence, Jewry, Cripplegate Within Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/630); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>  
 
*St Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, Cripplegate Within Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/630); copy: {{FHL|988765|item|disp=FHL Film 2228702}}.<br>
 
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== Parish History  ==
 
 
"St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, it is situated at the southwest corner Guildhall Yard and at Cateaton Street&nbsp;.&nbsp; It derives its name has been dedicated to St. Lawrence, a Spanish saint...[and of it's location] near the Jewry.&nbsp; In the ancient church on the site was a rectory, which being given by Henry&nbsp;de Wickenbroke to Balliol College, in 1294, directory ceased, and Richard Bishop of London, converted it into a vicarage, and the patronage still continues with the master and scholars of that college. It was destroyed by the great fire of 1666, and was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, at the expense of the parishioners, assisted by a very liberal benefaction by Sir John Langham.&nbsp; The parish of St. Mary, Magdalene, Milk Street, was united in to it by an act of parliament, and the church was finished in 1676.&nbsp; The present church is a handsome building of the Corinthian order, and the east end, next Guildhall Yard, is a composition of or Corinthian columns, with niches and festoons of fruit.&nbsp; On the summit of the steeple, is&nbsp;a vane&nbsp;in the form of a gridiron, illustrative of St. Lawrence's martyrdom.&nbsp; The interior is rich, and beautifully decorated with elaborately modeled stucco ornaments, and has several monuments to celebrated persons.&nbsp; It is 81 feet long, 68 broad, and 48 high.&nbsp; This church is occasionally used Bo and Walbrook churches [which see, respectively, St. Mary le Bow&nbsp;and&nbsp;Stephen Walbrook]&nbsp;for corporation sermons.&nbsp;The advowson of this church is a vicarage, and in that of its sister parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Milk Street,&nbsp;is a rectory, and to the patronage is alternately with Baliol&nbsp;College and the dean and chapter&nbsp;of St. Paul's.&nbsp;&nbsp;It is in the city in archdeaconry of London..."<ref>James Elmes, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digitised by [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
 
 
St Lawrence Jewry belonged to [[Cheap Ward, London, England|Cheap Ward]].<br>
 
 
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1848 parish description:<br>'''St. Lawrence, Jewry,''' with '''St. Mary Magdalene Milk-street''', are parishes of the city of London Within the Walls. The patron is Balliol College, Oxford, and the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul’s, alternately. They are parishes within the poor-law union of the City of London.<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51117#s1000 ''A Topographical Dictionary of England''] (1848), pp. 129-170. Adapted. Date accessed: 18 December 2013.</ref><br><br> <br>
 
  
 
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London St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.

St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, London
St Lawrence Jewry
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 Mary Magdalene Milk Street beginning 1558
Bishop's Transcripts: 1800; Separate records exist for St Mary Magdalene Milk Street beginning 1639-40
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 Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, it is situated at the southwest corner Guildhall Yard and at Cateaton Street .  It derives its name has been dedicated to St. Lawrence, a Spanish saint...[and of it's location] near the Jewry.  In the ancient church on the site was a rectory, which being given by Henry de Wickenbroke to Balliol College, in 1294, directory ceased, and Richard Bishop of London, converted it into a vicarage, and the patronage still continues with the master and scholars of that college. It was destroyed by the great fire of 1666, and was rebuilt by Sir Christopher Wren, at the expense of the parishioners, assisted by a very liberal benefaction by Sir John Langham.  The parish of St. Mary, Magdalene, Milk Street, was united in to it by an act of parliament, and the church was finished in 1676.  The present church is a handsome building of the Corinthian order, and the east end, next Guildhall Yard, is a composition of or Corinthian columns, with niches and festoons of fruit.  On the summit of the steeple, is a vane in the form of a gridiron, illustrative of St. Lawrence's martyrdom.  The interior is rich, and beautifully decorated with elaborately modeled stucco ornaments, and has several monuments to celebrated persons.  It is 81 feet long, 68 broad, and 48 high.  This church is occasionally used Bo and Walbrook churches [which see, respectively, St. Mary le Bow and Stephen Walbrook] for corporation sermons. The advowson of this church is a vicarage, and in that of its sister parish of St. Mary Magdalene, Milk Street, is a rectory, and to the patronage is alternately with Baliol College and the dean and chapter of St. Paul's.  It is in the city in archdeaconry of London..."[1]

St Lawrence Jewry belonged to Cheap Ward.


1848 parish description:
St. Lawrence, Jewry, with St. Mary Magdalene Milk-street, are parishes of the city of London Within the Walls. The patron is Balliol College, Oxford, and the Dean and Chapter of St. Paul’s, alternately. They are parishes within the poor-law union of the City of London.[2]


Resources[edit | edit source]

Church records[edit | edit source]

St Lawrence Jewry Parish[edit | edit source]

Online St Lawrence Jewry Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1538
1538
1538
Images
1538-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[3]
1813-1846 Ancestry[4] 1754-1921 Ancestry[5] 1813-1853
1939
Ancestry[6]
Indexes 1538-1812 FamilySearch[7] 1538-1837 findmypast[8] 1563-1812 findmypast[9]
1538-1880

FamilySearch[10]

1800-1853 findmypast[11]
    1754-1837 Ancestry[12] 1800-1881 findmypast[13]
    1764-1812 findmypast[14]    


St Mary Magdalene Milk Street[edit | edit source]

Online St Mary Magdalene Milk Street Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1559
1559
1559
Images
1559-1666 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials
Indexes 1538-1812 FamilySearch[15] 1559-1666

FamilySearch[16]

1566-1665 findmypast
1559-1666 findmypast 1800-1853 findmypast
    1754-1837 Ancestry 1800-1881 findmypast


Clarke published the registers of both parishes:

  • St Lawrence Jewry 1538-1676
  • St Mary Madalene Milk Street 1558-1666
  • St Lawrence Jewry and St Mary Magdalen Milk Street 1677-1812[17]

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.

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[edit | edit source]

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1541 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

1547 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

  • St Lawrence, Jewry, Cheap Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/151); copy: FHL Film 2228700.
  • St Lawrence, Jewry, Cripplegate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/142); copy: FHL Film 2228700.
  • St Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, Bread Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/140); copy: FHL Film 2228700.
  • St Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, Cripplegate Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/145/142); copy: FHL Film 2228700.

1582 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

1589 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

FamilySearch Digital Library

1621 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

  • St Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, Bread Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/483); copy: FHL Film 2228702.

1638 Inhabitants List[edit | edit source]

1645-1646 Subsidy[edit | edit source]

  • St Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, Bread Street Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/590 Part 2); copy: FHL Film 2228704.

1666 Hearth Tax[edit | edit source]

1667 Hearth Tax[edit | edit source]

  • St Lawrence, Jewry, Cripplegate Within Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/630); copy: FHL Film 2228702.
  • St Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, Cripplegate Within Ward, London (The National Archives, Ref: E179/147/630); copy: FHL Film 2228702.

1692-1932 Land Taxes[edit source]


1695 Inhabitants Lists[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.

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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


Before 1858, St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, London Genealogy 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]

Transcripts of early St Lawrence Jewry with St Mary Magdalene Milk Street, London Genealogy tombs found in the interior of the churches were published in Catalogue of the most Memorable Persons who had visible Tombs, plated Gravestones ... in the City of London (through) A.D. 1700, which is available online.[18]

Records of the Poor[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.

Web sites[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 Mary Magdalen Milk Street
Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Lawrence Jewry

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. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 129-170. Adapted. Date accessed: 18 December 2013.
  3. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Lawrence Jewry in the City of London | St Mary Magdalen, Milk Street in the City of London. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Lawrence Jewry in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Lawrence Jewry in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  6. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Lawrence Jewry in the City of London. Partially indexed.
  7. Batch P001461, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  8. '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. 'Boyd's London Burials Index - places and counts,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes adult male burials only.
  10. Batch M001461 (inactive 21/02/2012), see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011. Indexes parish register transcripts and parish registers.
  11. John Hanson, 'City of London Burials,' Find My Past, accessed 8 June 2011.
  12. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  13. 'Greater London Burials: Middlesex and City of London Burials: Parishes, Counts and References,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  14. 'Webb's London Marriages - Marriages, periods and parishes/churches,' (Wayback Machine) British Origins, accessed 4 July 2011.
  15. Batch P001461, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  16. Batch M001461, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (A-M), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
  17. Stuart A. Raymond, London and Middlesex: A Genealogical Bibliography (Birmingham, UK: Federation of Family History Societies, c1997), Vol. 2:28.
  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.