Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Thornton Heath, St Paul

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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 was created in 1871 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 of Croydon St. Saviour and Norwood All Saints. In 1875 part of the parish was moved into 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 Upper Norwood; and again in 1934 part of St Paul's was moved into the new parish of Norbury St. Oswald.

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


Neither West Surrey FHS nor East Surrey FHS have records for St Paul's church

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,


Thornton Heath 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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