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Thames Ditton, Our Lady of Lourdes

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The Roman Catholic church of Thames Ditton, Our Lady of Lourdes was built around 1965. The church stands in the Anglican 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 Weston, All Saints

There is no graveyard at the Church although earlier burials my have taken place at Thames Ditton St. Nicholas which is the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions church.

We know of only three Roman Catholic cemeteries in the London area, St. Mary's in Kensal Green, St. Patrick's in Leytonstone, and St. Mary Magdalene in Mortlake.

Many local cemeteries may have Roman Catholic sections see https://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/cemeteries-services/information/


West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for WSFHS CD 15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for WSFHS CD 28 Ancient Parishes in the Kingston District) has baptismal records for Thames Ditton St. Nicholas from 1663 to 1840; Marriages from 1663 to 1837 and Burials 1663 from 1865;

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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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