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St. Katherine by the Tower
(0.62 east of City Centre) London

Saint Katherine by the Tower (.62 east of the city centre) (a.k.a. St. Katherine Middlesex) is a "Royal Peculiar," a precinct whose small area adjoins the Tower of London. Records are at the Guildhall Library: Baptiams, Burials,1584-1695 and Marriages: 1584-1726. Marriage licenses are extant for the period 1686-1802 (with some gaps). No licenses were issued after 1802. The Guildhall Library also holds St Katherine's probate records for the period of 1688-1818. (Guildhall Library, IGI)

Christenings (extracted from IGI, #845261, "The registers of St. Katherine by the Tower, London, 1584-1726, Arthur William Hughes-Clark - source not yet viewed):
4 Feb 1598 Robert COMES, s/o John COMES

29 Jul 1599 Elizabeth COOMES, d/o John COOMES

12 Aug 1599 Elizabeth COOME, d/o John COOME
The above are the only St. Katherine by the Tower Combs entries in the index as of 1998.
8 Aug 1585 St. Katherine by the Tower. Married: John HATTUN and Rachell DELOE. (FamilySearch.Org) [Search Words: HATTON]

26 Aug 1599 St. Katherine by the Tower. Married: Susane SARES and John SALLTER. (FamilySearch.Org) [Search Words: SAYER, SALTER]

24 Dec 1607 St. Katherine by the Tower. Married: Edward HATTON and Ellynor STAPLES. (FamilySearch.Org) [Search Words: Eleanor]

5 Jun 1609 St. Katherine by the Tower. Married: Edward ATTYNNE and Janne EVANNES. (FamilySearch.Org) [Search Words: HATTON, Jane EVANS]

7 Oct 1610 St. Katherine by the Tower, London. Christened: Thomas SAYER, s/o Stephen SAYER (FamilySearch.Org)

6 Jan 1611 Saint Katherine By The Tower, London. Richard ATTIN, s/o John ATTIN (FamilySearch.Org) [Search Words: HATTON]
These records entered due to Ady and Sarah ARCHDALE Sare naming a daughter, Susan (not the same... she was not born until later and married 3 Nov 1623, St. James Clerkenwell, Thomas DUTTON), and not his sister, who married 1593, Kent, and Hatton-Combs of Maryland.
27 May 1621 Saint Katherine By The Tower, London. Christened: Barbary HATTON, d/o Edward HATTON [Search Words: Barbara]

26 Nov 1627 Saint Katherine By The Tower, London, England. Married: Wm UNDERWOOD and Margerie TUESLEY (FamilySearch.Org, Film or fiche number: 6903591 Number of Fiche: 6, Computer printout of London, St. Katherine by the Tower, London, England) [Search Words: William, Margaret]
See Unknown and Margaret UNDERWOOD (Upton Lucas), whose son, Col. William UNDERWOOD, married last Elizabeth, widow of (another William?) UNDERWOOD, who married next Archdale COMBE.
24 Jul 1632 Saint Katherine By The Tower, London. Married: John UNDERWOOD and Elizabeth UNDERWOOD (FamilySearch.Org)

4 Aug 1635 Saint Katherine By The Tower, London, England Thomas GIDNY and Marie SALTONN (FamilySearch.Org) [Search Words: GEDNEY, SALTON, SALTER]
See Gedney of Tottenham, Middlesex.
2 Jan 1654 Saint Katherine By The Tower, London, England. Married: Elizabeth COOMES and William COX (FamilySearch.Org, #0423768 Computer printout of London, St. Katherine by the Tower, London, England; extracted from microfilm copies of parish registers and parish register transcripts on film nos, 0374458-0374461, 0845261 it. 3 (v. 75),0845262 it. 1-4. (v. 76-81) or book no. 942 B4ha v. 75-81.)) [NIGI 1998]

24 Dec 1682 St. Katherine by the Tower. Married: John COOMBS and Eliz. LANGHORNE (ibid.) [NIGI 1998]


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