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St Peter Cornhill
(0.87 northeast 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 Peter Cornhill (.87 miles northeast of city centre) was destroyed by the Great Fire of 1666, rebuilt in 1667-1681. Parish records are in the Guildhall Library:baptisms 1538-1951, marriages 1538/9-1985, banns 1754-1977, burials 1538/9-1853. A partial index to baptisms and marriages 1538-1875 on IGI
bef 1558 Buried: Seymond ERLINGTON, chief butler to Edward VI, son of Rowland or Edward ERLINGTON of the privie chamber of King Henry VIII and Agnes COMBE(?) of Thoydon Boyce in Essex, and h/o Alice MIDDLETON (later married Sir Giles ALLINGTON), d/o John MIDDLETON. (Visitation of Essex, Erlington Family, 1558)

15 May 1750 St. Peter Cornhill, London, England. Married: Harvey COMBE and Christian_ JARMAN (FamilySearch.Org, Parish registers, 1538-1985 Church of England. St. Peter Cornhill Church (London), Film/Fiche No. 0374996) [NIGI 1998]
Extracted by Coomes Researcher Patience Northern from "Prominent Families of the United States of America" - Burke ISBN 0-8063-1208-0, p. 270:
"John DELAFIELD (1720-1763) born in London 4-May 1720, son of John DELAFIELD, of Aylesbury, and descended from an old Buckinghamshire family, whose arms are inscribed on his tombstone in the chancel of St. John's Church, Aylesbury; married 3 June 1746, Martha, dau. of Jacob DELL, of Aylesbury, and, by her, had issue:- John, Joseph of Campden Hill, Co. Middlesex, b 14 May 1749; a partner in the firm of Combe, Delafield & Co., Brewers; m., 3 June 1790, Frances, dau of Harvey COMBE, of Andover, Hants, and died 3 Sept. 1820, having by her had issue:-
l. Joseph, b 14 Jan. 1791; married 6 Jan. 1819, Charlotte, dau of Harvey Christian COMBE (Lord Mayor of London in 1799)..."
According to Burke's Lineages, Harvey COMBE of New Inn (Inns of Court, London) was the s/o Edmund COMBE of Grant Court, Lincoln's Inn (ibid.) and Hartley Wintney, Hants, and Katherine PRETTY, d/o Rev. Thomas and Ursula HARVEY Pretty; descended from the Combes of Tisbury, Wilts. His term as Lord Mayor of London in 1799 is documented by the London Corporation's Past Lord Mayor's of London. See also St Mary Somerset, London where a Frances COMBE was christened to a Harvey and Alice Christian COMBE on 11 Mar 1783 [sic].


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