Last Updated on
June 25, 2019
Westminster St James is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Middlesex, created in 1685 from St Martin in the Fields Ancient Parish.
Alternative names: St James Piccadilly, St James Westminster
Other places in the parish include: Golden Square and St James’ Square.
Parish registers begin: 1685
Nonconformists include: Baptist, Church of Scotland in England/Presbyterian Church in England, Dutch Church, French Protestant, Independent/Congregational, Italian Reformed, Jewish, Lutheran, Presbyterian, Roman Catholic, Roman Catholic (Austrian), Roman Catholic (Bavarian), Roman Catholic (French), Roman Catholic (Portuguese), and Roman Catholic (Venetian).
Parishes adjacent to Westminster St James
St Marylebone All Saints
St Martin in the Fields
St Marylebone All Souls
St Marylebone St Andrew
St George Hanover Square
Westminster St Luke
FamilySearch – Birth Marriage & Death Census Migration & Naturalization Military Probate & Court
England, Middlesex, Westminster, Parish Registers, 1538-1912 (FamilySearch) – free
Middlesex Baptisms (FindMyPast)
Greater London Marriage and Burial Indexes (FindMyPast)
London, England, Church of England Baptisms, Marriages and Burials, 1538-1812 (Ancestry)
London, England, Church of England Records (Ancestry)
London and Surrey, England, Marriage Bonds and Allegations, 1597-1921 (Ancestry)
England, Boyd’s Marriage Indexes, 1538-1850 (FindMyPast) – free
Miscellaneous parish registers : indexed transcript of the parish register (mainly marriages) London
Registers of the Catholic Chapel Royal and of the Portuguese Embassy Chapel, 1662-1829
The monumental inscriptions of St. James, Hampstead Road : the burial ground of St. James, Piccadilly, 1789-1853, arranged in alphabetical order and cross referenced
St. James Hampstead Road Chapel (St. James Piccadilly) monumental inscriptions, ca. 1790-1860 Poll Books
The Westminster Poll Book, 1774 Bankrupts
Below is a list of people, with the surname Aarons, that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.
Abraham Richard, New Bond street, Piccadilly, picture dealer, Aug. 12, 1828.
Absolon John, Old Bond street, Piccadilly, tailor, March 3, 1837.
Civil Registration District: St James Westminster
Probate Court: Pre-1700 – Court of the Royal Peculiar of the Dean and Chapter of Westminster, Post-1699 – Court of the Archdeaconry of Middlesex
Rural Deanery: Not created until 1858
Poor Law Union: St James
Hundred: Westminster (Middlesex)
Royal Westminster & St James’s Through Time
Old London: Westminster to St.James’s (Village London series)
An address to the inhabitants of St. James’s Westminster, on certain local circumstances affecting the health of rich and poor, by a retired churchwarden
Survey of London. Volume XXX : The Parish of St. James Westminster. Part One: South of Piccadilly
Survey of London: The Parish of St James Westminster – Part Two: North of Piccadilly by F. H. W. (editor) Sheppard
Illustrated Guide to St James’s Church, Piccadilly
An address to the inhabitants of St. James’s Westminster, on certain local circumstances affecting the health of rich and poor, by a retired churchwarden by Westminster St. James Plan Shewing the ascertained deaths from cholera in part of the Parishes of St. James, Westminster, and St. Anne, Soho, during the summer and autumn of 1854