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Croydon Common St. James

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There are some 538 names in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index for Croydon St. James' Church dating from 1816 to 1882. They were collected in 1883 and published in "Croydon in the Past"


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St. James' Church was built in 1829 in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Croydon St. John the Baptist and declared redundant in 1989 and sold to a housing association. The graveyard is now a garden of rest.

Croydon Common St. James became a 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 in 1853. Parts of Croydon Common parish were transferred into 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 as follows:

The parish was merged into Croydon St. Michael and All Angels ca. 1980.


WSFHS CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Croydon Common St. James from 1829 to 1852.

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WSFHS CD12 (Croydon Parish Registers to 1753 and Croydon Monumental Inscriptions to 1882) has Monumnetal Inscriptions for Croydon Common St. James from 1829 to 1869.

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WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Croydon Common St. James from 1829 to 1876 with some to 1906. For a full list of parishes covered see our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).


Croydon St. John the Baptist
West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Croydon St. John the Baptist from 1538 to 1852.

West Surrey Family History Society 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.

West Surrey Family History Society 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.

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St. James' 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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