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St Lawrence Jewry,
(1.24 mi. north of city centre) London

Note: The primary sources for information given in regard to parish records are GenDoc's Victorian City of London Churches (Church of England a.k.a. Anglican) and FamilySearch.Org
St Lawrence Jewry (Gresham Street) (1.24 mi. north of city centre) was rebuilt following the Great Fire of 1666. St Mary Magdalen Milk St was united to St Lawrence Jewry in 1670. St Michael Bassishaw was united to St. Lawrence Jewry in 1897. Parish records are in the Guildhall Library: baptisms, 1538-1812 and 1941-53; marriages, 1538-1928 and 1938-51; banns, 1754-1933; and burials, 1538-1853. The registers for baptisms for the years, 1813-1940, and marriages, 1928-38, were destroyed in 1940. Later baptisms and marriage registers have been retained by the incumbent. A partial index to baptisms and marriages for the years 1538-1880 is in the IGI.
8 Jun 1572 St. Lawrence Jewry And St. Mary Magdalene Milk Street, London, England. Christened: Jacob [James] PROCTOR, s/o PROCTOR

18 Jun 1594 St Lawrence Jewry and St Mary Magdalene Milk St, London. Married: Michael PYNDAR and Rachel PROCTOR (FamilySearch.Org - sourc not yet viewed)

10 Jun 1595 St. Lawrence Jewry And St. Mary Magdalene Milk Street, London, England. Married: Robert PALMER and Mary CRADDOCK (FamilySearch.Org, IGI Parish Extracts, 1538-1812) 24 Jun 1595 Saint Lawrence Jewry And Saint Mary Magdalene Milk Street, London, England. Married: Jacob [James] PROCTOR and Susan BRUERTON [BREWERTON] (FamilySearch.Org, Parish Registers, 1538-1676, #6906871)
See Michael PINDAR, clothworker, and Richard, John, James and Thomas PROCTOR, all mercers, recognitors for the orphans of Martin ARCHDALE of St. Margaret Pattens in 1598. No christening record has been located as yet for Rachel. One Michael PYNDER was christened in 1558 in Aldermanbury Robert PALMER was the brother of William PALMER, h/o Barbara ARCHDALE, niece of Martin ARCHDALE.
21 Aug 1621> St. Lawrence Jewry And St. Mary Magdalene Milk Street, London, England. Christened: Barbara CLARKE, d/o George and Barbary CLARKE (FamilySearch.Org, IGI Parish Extracts, 1538-1812)
Probably George CLARKE, h/o Barbara PALMER (d/o Robert and Mary CRADDOCK Palmer), christened in 1597 in St Dunstan in the East, London, Robert PALMER brother of William PALMER, h/o Barbara ARCHDALE

Only two Combs entries have been located in the IGI for St. Lawrence Jewry (extracted from FamilySearch.Org, #0845247, "The register of St. Lawrence Jewry, London, to which St. Mary Magdalen, Milk Street, was united, 1538-1812" by Arthur William Hughes-Clarke (source not yet viewed)):
1 Aug 1679 St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England. Christened: Thomas COMBE, s/o Thomas and Elizabeth COMBE

31 Jul 1709 St. Lawrence Jewry, London, England. Christened: William COMBS, s/o James and Ann COMBS

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