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St Olave Silver-street

"ST. OLAVE, Silver-street, the church of, was situated, before the fire of London, at the south-west corner of Silver-street, Aldersgate, but being consumed by the fire of London, the parish was united by act of parliament to that of St Alban, Wood-street, and the church was not rebuilt." [James Elmes. A Topographical Dictionary of London and its Environs (1831) - transcribed by Brian Randell]

This parish - no. 8 in the above map - is located in Aldersgate Ward.
The church was destroyed in 1666 and not rebuilt.
The parish was later united with St Alban Wood Street 1670, St Vedast Foster Lane 1954.


Archives and Libraries

London Metropolitan Archive holdings for St Olave Silver-street.



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Church Records

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

Non-Church of England denominations identified in St Alban Wood Street with St Olave Silver Street include: Independent/Congregational and Presbyterian [LDS FamilySearch Wiki].


Description and Travel

Wikipedia page on St Olave Silver-street.

World Heritage Encycyclopedia page on St Olave Silver-street.

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Historical Geography

You can see the administrative areas in which St Olave Silver-street has been placed at times in the past. Select one to see a link to a map of that particular area.



Summary history of St Olave Silver-street parish, from the Worshipful Company of Parish Clerks.


Land and Property

Public Houses, Inns & Taverns of the parish of St Olave Silver-street - provides "information from census records, trade directories, etc."


Names, Personal

Surnames from the 1881 census in the St Olave Silver Street district.



Clerical career summaries for the parish of (i) St Olave Silver-street and (ii) St Alban Wood Street With St Olave Silver Street, from the Clergy of the Church of England Database website.



Sources for listings of taxpayer names for St Olave Silver-street parish, listed on the LDS FamilySearch wiki.