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From: "John Henley" <>
Subject: Re: [Lon] Explanation please
Date: Fri, 12 Apr 2002 22:51:59 +0100
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Hi Redbird,
----- Original Message ----- From: "Redbird" <>
> Christ Church Greyfriars Newgate, London, London, England is listed by IGI
> under Events: Christening.
> Does it mean that the christening (1832) took place in Christ Church in
the
> Greyfriars Newgate section of London? What denomination is the Church?
IIRC after the dissolution of the monasteries (including Greyfriars) part of
the church of Greyfriars was taken over as a parish church and assigned a
parish. It was known as Christchurch, Greyfriars. Rebuilt after the Great
Fire of 1666. Apart from the steeple it was destroyed in WW2. Registers
should be in the Guildhall Library. Newgate was the strret in which it
stands. A search on Google should reveal a wealth of info.
Cheers

John Henley
(still catching up on masses of emails )
using Archive CDs - see
http://www.archivecdbooks.org
and researching (and not finding much time for - but always very glad to
hear of any)
HENLEY, PARKER, PRENTICE, SECKER, RAPER, DURDEN
[IN London/Middx./Essex/Suffolk]
ROLFE, (O)RAFFERTY, EVANS, PARSONS, SYMONDS [IN Berks/Hants/Wilts]
HILL [IN Staffs/Cambs/Berks]




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