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 New Addington St Edward was created in 1958 from part of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Addington, St. Mary the Virgin. St Edward's church was built in 1957, prior to that the estate was served by St. George's church a 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 to Addington, St. Mary the Virgin. The original St. George's church and its replacement were both destroyed by fire.
There is no graveyard at St. Edward's church. However earlier burials may 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 of church of Addington, St. Mary the Virgin. There just over 190 names in the Index ranging from 1562 to 1946 including a small number of war graves
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 Addington St Mary from 1559 to 18651861 to 1865.
WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Addington St Mary from 1813 to 1876.
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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.
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New Addington 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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