St Mary at Hill with St Andrew Hubbard, London Genealogy

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St Mary at Hill with St andrew Hubbard, the churh of, is situated on the west side of St Mary's Hill, Lower Thames Street, and is so named from its situation. It is called in ancient records St Maria ad Montem. This church is of considerable antiquity, sine a chantery was founded in it by Rose de Wrytell, in [about] 1330...and was reuilt in 1497, and was much damaged by the great fire of 1666. After substantial repair, between the years 1672 and 1677, by Sir Christopher Wren, the parish of St Andrew Hubbard was united to it by act of parliament. [see that church]

The advowson of this church appears always to have been in private hands, till about the year 1638, when it was purchased by the parishioners, but since its union with the parish of St Andrew Hubbard, the patronage of which is in the Duke of Northumberland, and the parish and his Grace present alternately. It is a rectory, in the city, diocese and archdeaconry of London...

[Adapted from: "Topographical Dictionary of London" by James Elmes; published 1831]