Spitalfields is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Middlesex, created in 1729 from Stepney St Dunstan Ancient Parish; located on Commercial Road.

Alternative names: Christchurch Spitalfields, Christ Church Spitalfields

Other places in the parish include: Artillery.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin: 1729

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Christians, French Protestant, Independent/Congregational, Irvingite/Catholic Apostolic Church, Particular Baptist, Roman Catholic, Society of Friends/Quaker, and Wesleyan Methodist.

Parishes adjacent to Spitalfields

  • Mile End New Town All Saints
  • Shoreditch St Leonard
  • Norton Folgate
  • Bethnal Green St Matthias
  • St Botolph without Aldgate
  • St Botolph without Bishopsgate
  • Bethnal Green St Philip
  • Whitechapel St Mary


Below is a list of people that were declared bankrupt between 1820 and 1843 extracted from The Bankrupt Directory; George Elwick; London; Simpkin, Marshall and Co.; 1843.

Adams John, George street, Spitalfields, furniture dealer, Aug. 19, 1842.

Adams John, George st., Thrawl st., Spitalfields, feather merchant, May 24, 1839.

Adams William, jun., Brown’s lane, Spitalfields, brewer, Feb. 27, 1835.


  • County: Middlesex
  • Civil Registration District: Whitechapel
  • Probate Court: Court of the Commissary of the Bishop of London (London Division)
  • Diocese: London
  • Rural Deanery: Not created until 1858
  • Poor Law Union: Whitechapel
  • Hundred: Ossulstone (Tower Division)
  • Province: Canterbury

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