The 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, St. Martin was created in 1927 from parts of the 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
St. Martin was originally. a mission church or Chapel of EaseA daughter church within an ecclesiastical Parish, or a chapel in an outlying area of the parish that is more convenient for parishioners to attend for St. James. It became a parish church in 1927, was declared redundant in 1994 and demolished in 1995. The site is now housing.
The location is now in the 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 Addiscombe St. Mary Magdalene with St. Martin.
There is no graveyard at St. Martin's church.
Croydon Common St. James had a graveyard and earlier burials may also have taken place at the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions church of Croydon St John the Baptist. The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index has around 2,423 names for the period 1390 to 1907 for St. John the Baptist; and around 538 names for St James.
There are also several cemeteries in Croydon, see the link below
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Croydon Common St. James from 1829 to 1852.
WSFHS CD12 (Croydon Parish Registers to 1753 and Croydon Monumental Inscriptions to 1882) has Monumental Inscriptions for Croydon Common St. James from 1829 to 1869.
WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Croydon Common St. James from 1829 to 1876 with some to 1906.
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The location of the former church was found from Kelly's Directory for Surrey 1913, other information comes from the Southwark Anglican Diocese Former Places of Worship research project (see link below)
The church is in the Anglican Diocese of Southwark. The Southwark Diocesan Record Office for churches and parishes in the modern administrative county of Surrey, and those London Boroughs that were in Surrey until 1965, is the Surrey History Centre.
This is where you should find any surviving parish registers,
St. Martin's was 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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Diocese of Southwark former Places of Worship