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Croydon St. John the Baptist
(Croydon Minster)

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There are 2,423 names in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index for Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Croydon St John the Baptist dating from 1390 to 1907.

The new ecclesiastical parishan 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 of Croydon Christ Church was created from part of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Croydon St John the Baptist in 1853
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WSFHS CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Croydon St. John the Baptist from 1538 to 1852.

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WSFHS CD12 (Croydon Parish Registers to 1753 and Croydon Monumental Inscriptions to 1882) has Christenings, Marriages and burials for Croydon St. John the Baptist from 1538 to 1753.

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WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Croydon St. John the Baptist from 1538 to 1720, 1765 to 1799 and 1859 to 1876. For a full list of parishes covered see our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).


Other Church of England churches in the Croydon area include:
  • Upper Norwood All Saints(1845)
  • Croydon Common St James(1827-1829)
  • South End St Peter(1851)
  • Croydon St Andrew(1857)
  • Croydon St Matthew(1866)
  • Croydon St Saviour (1867)
  • Upper Norwood Christ Church(late 19th century)
  • Upper Norwood St Paul(1865)
  • South Norwood St Mark(1859)
  • Selhurst Holy Trinity(1867)
  • Croydon St Michael and ALl Angels(1871)
  • Thornton Heath St Paul(1871)
  • Woodsire St Luke(1872)
  • Upper Norwood St John the Evangelist(ca1875)
  • Addiscombe St Mary Magdalene(1878)
  • South Croydon St Augustine(1884)
  • South Croydon Emmanuel(1899)
  • Norbury St Philip (1901)
  • Addiscombe St Martin(1902)
  • Norbury St Stephen(1908)

(Dates taken from British History on-line)

St. John the Baptist Church is in the London Borough of Croydon.


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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