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St John the Evangelist

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"ST. JOHN THE EVANGELIST, Watling-street, the church of, stood at the corner of Friday-street and Watling-street; but being consumed by the fire of London, and not rebuilt, it was united by act of Parliament to the parish of Allhallows, Bread-street." [James Elmes. A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (1831) - transcribed by Brian Randell]

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This parish - no. 38 in the above map - is located in Bread Street Ward.
The church was destroyed in 1666 and not rebuilt.
The parish was later united with Allhallows Bread Street 1670, St Mary le Bow 1876.

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Archives & Libraries

London Metropolitan Archive holdings for St John the Evangelist.

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Church Records

Online Parish Register Images and Indexes for St John the Evangelist parish are provided by, or at various subscription sites via, the LDS FamilySearch wiki.

No non-Church of England denominations have been identified for All Hallows Bread Street with St John the Evangelist [LDS FamilySearch Wiki].

Bannerman, W. Bruce (ed.). The Registers of All Hallows, Bread Street, and of St. John the Evangelist, Friday Street, London. The Harleian Society (1913) 380pp. [Full text]
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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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History

Summary history of St John the Evangelist parish, from the Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks.

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Maps

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Names, Personal

Surnames from the 1881 census in the St John the Evangelist Friday district.

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Taxation

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