|There are just over 500 names for the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Battersea St Mary in the Index to the Surrey Monumental inscriptions Library.
WSFHS CD29(A 2nd COLLECTION OF METROPOLITAN SURREY BURIALS INDEX) has burial records for Battersea St. Mary from 1778-1865 see our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).
New ecclesiastical parishesan ecclesiastical parish is an administrative area within the Church of England or Roman Catholic church. It is distinct from the civil parish, a local government unit in England were created from the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Battersea St Mary:
Battersea St George (1831),
Penge St. John (1851)
Battersea Christ Church (1861),
Battersea St John (1863),
Battersea St Philip (1871),
Wandsworth Common St Michael (1883),
Battersea Rise St Mark (1883),
Battersea Park All Saints (1884),
Battersea St Stephen (1887),
Battersea St Luke (1900),
Battersea St Mary le Park (1935),
Battersea Christ Church was divided in 1872 to create Battersea Park St Saviour and in 1874 to create Battersea St. Peter. Battersea St Bartholomew was created in 1906 from Battersea St Philip and Clapham St. Paul.
Until the London Government Act 1899 came into force Penge (then in Kent and now in Greater London) was part of Battersea St Mary's Parish. The churches were: Christ Church Penge, Holy Trinity Penge, St John Penge and St Paul Penge
Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A., jr.. Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.
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