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Staple Inn or Staple's Inn, Holborn, is three houses on the south side going from Middle Row towards Farringdon Street. It is an Inn of Chancery, and an appendage as an Inn of court to Gray's Inn. This in is said to have been anciently a hall for the accommodation of wool staplers, whence it derived its name; but it wasn't even of Chancery before 1415, and in 1529 the benchers of Gray's Inn purchased it for its present purpose.  
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'''London Staple Inn''' ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.
  
[Adapted from: "Topographical Dictionary London" by James Elmes; published 1831]  
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== Parish History  ==
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Staple Inn or Staple's Inn, [[Holborn St Andrew|Holborn]], is three houses on the south side going from Middle Row towards Farringdon Street. It is an Inn of Chancery and an appendage as an Inn of court to Gray's Inn. This in is said to have been anciently a hall for the accommodation of wool staplers, whence it derived its name; but it wasn't even of Chancery before 1415, and in 1529 the benchers of [[London Schools#Gray.27s_Inn|Gray's Inn]] purchased it for its present purpose.<ref>James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, ''A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs'' (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: [http://books.google.com/books?id=tjEQAAAAYAAJ Google Books].</ref>
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'''Staple Inn''' and Gray's Inn are extra-parochial places in the parish of Holborn.<ref>Wilson, John, M., [http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/762070 ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales''] (1871-72) Adapted. Date accessed: 31 December 2013.</ref>
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== Resources  ==
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=== Civil Registration ===
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
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=== Church Records ===
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Staple Inn is an extra-parochial place. For church records, look at surrounding parishes.
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To find the names of the neighboring 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.
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==== Non-Conformists (All other Religions) ====
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=== Census Records ===
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=== Probate Records  ===
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Middlesex Probate Records|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.
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=== Poor Law Unions  ===
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== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.
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*[http://maps.familysearch.org/ England Jurisdictions 1851]
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[[Category:London Parishes]] [[Category:Middlesex Parishes]]

Latest revision as of 10:32, 23 June 2021

London Staple Inn ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Parish History[edit | edit source]

Staple Inn or Staple's Inn, Holborn, is three houses on the south side going from Middle Row towards Farringdon Street. It is an Inn of Chancery and an appendage as an Inn of court to Gray's Inn. This in is said to have been anciently a hall for the accommodation of wool staplers, whence it derived its name; but it wasn't even of Chancery before 1415, and in 1529 the benchers of Gray's Inn purchased it for its present purpose.[1]

Staple Inn and Gray's Inn are extra-parochial places in the parish of Holborn.[2]

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]

Staple Inn is an extra-parochial place. For church records, look at surrounding parishes.

To find the names of the neighboring 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.

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Census Records[edit | edit source]

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.

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Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. James Elmes, M.R. I. A., Architect, A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (London: Whittaker, Treacher and Arnot, 1831). Adapted. Digital version: Google Books.
  2. Wilson, John, M., Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1871-72) Adapted. Date accessed: 31 December 2013.