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From: "Frank W" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Shadwell St Paul Records?
Date: Tue, 9 Apr 2002 16:35:25 +0100
LMA (London Metropolitan Archives) hold parish registers for
St Paul, The Highway, Shadwell, Stepney List No P93/PAU3
Bapt 1670-1927 Marr 1671-1934 Bur 1670-1903
For a marriage in 1803 you should find the following:
Marital Status of Groom and Bride (Bach Spin, Widr, Widw)
(No indication of ages, unless a parent's or guardians permission is noted,
implying marriage of a minor.)
Parish of each (otp, if 'of this parish' , or the name of the parish if
(no street names likely)
Names of Witnesses and officiating clergy.
You are not likely to find any details of names for the fathers of Bride and
groom, except if they are shown as Witnesses, and no details as to
professions, or whether still living.
Earliest date of marriage entries I have transcribed which contain father's
details are 1838, but probably started in 1837 with the later style of
marriage registers brought into use with Civil Registration
Hope this is of use.
---- Original Message -----
From: "Ian and Liz Plane" <>
Sent: Tuesday, April 09, 2002 12:35 PM
Subject: [Lon] Shadwell St Paul Records?
> I have a William KIDSON b 17844/5 in Staindrop DUR
> and his wife Anna Maria PARKE b Saffron Weldon Essex,
> married in Shadwell St. Paul Church in 1807.
> I had found an image of their signatures on the Ancestry site. Could
> some one tell me if that is the extent of the marriage record for that
> time or if there would be more with fathers names etc.??
> And where would I find it - I looked in the catalog on the LDS site and
> the church records they have on fiche for this church do not go as late
> as this.
> I also have a few of their children christened and one buried in St.
> Mary ?Magdelene in Bermondsy
> Mary Anna KIDSON b 1808
> Amelia ?Russy KIDSON b 1810
> William Parke KIDSON b 1812 bur 1814 in Bermondsy
> Frederick Dodd KIDSON b 1816
> Emma Whitcomb KIDSON b 1818
> Thomas KIDSON b 1819
> They then emigrated to South Africa in 1820
> Any links?? All suggestions would be greatly appreciated
> Liz in Pennsylvania
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