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 Holy Saviour was created in 1867 from part of Croydon Common St. James. Part of the parish of Holy Saviour was transferred in 1871 to form part of 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 Thornton Heath St. Paul. And in 1907 part of Holy Savour parish was transferred to the new parish of Norbury St. Stephen.
There is no graveyard at Holy Saviour church. However there are some 538 names in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index for Croydon Common St. James dating from 1816 to 1882. They were collected in 1883 and published in "Croydon in the Past"
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West Surrey Family History Society WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Croydon St. Saviour from 1867 to 1875.
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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,
Holy Saviour 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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