Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Shirley, St. George

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The original St. George church was built ca. 1937 as 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 Shirley St. John the Evangelist. The current building was built ca. 1952 and the former church is now used as a church hall.

St George's became an 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 its own right in 1952 and including parts of 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 Shirley St. John the Evangelist and 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 .


There is no graveyard at St. George's church.

Earlier burials may have taken place in the graveyard of St. John the Evangelist or in the graveyard of 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.

There are also several cemeteries in Croydon, see the link below


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Shirley St. John
West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Shirley St. John the Evangelist from 1836 to 1866.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Shirley St. John the Evangelist from 1836 to 1876.

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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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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,


Shirley St. George 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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