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St Martin in the Fields

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Church Records

The parish registers and other records are held at City of Westminster Archives Centre and listed in detail in their guide. They include Baptisms, 1551-1657, 1660-1965; Confirmations, 1887-1955 (Indexed 1887-1914); Banns, 1699-1725, 1729-1966; Marriages, 1551-1968; Burials, 1551-1853. The parish bought an additional burial ground at Pratt Street, Camden Town in 1803, and registers 1806-1856 are also at the Westminster Archives, and an index has been published by the LWMFHS. There is a rich collection of other records.

Parishes in Westminster Rural Deanery in 1903, and Anglican churches in Westminster in 1890/1905 have some information on this and other churches in this historic parish, including records, whether churches are still open, and where they are.

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Description and Travel

The church of St Martin in the Fields is a notable landmark at the Eastern side of Trafalgar Square. It was rebuilt in 1722 by James Gibb.

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Gazetteers

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Historical Geography

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

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Poor Houses, Poor Law etc.

Settlement examinations (1750-1775) have been made available on line by the City of Westminster Archives Centre