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Surbiton, Surbiton Hill, Baptist Church

also known as

Oaklands Baptist Church

now called

Surbiton New Life Baptist church

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The original Surbiton Hill Baptist Church was opened ca. 1874, the ceremony was performed by Rev. C. H. Spurgeon. The name of the church was changed to Oaklands Baptist Church fairly soon after opening. A small group of worshippers broke away from the Oaklands Baptist Church ca. 1898 and formed the Balaclava Road Baptist Church.

In year 2000 the two churches reunited under the title "Baptist Together in Surbition". In 2010 the reunited churches were renamed "Surbiton New Life Baptist Church". Both building is still in use by the Baptist Church.

The building in Langley road is 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 Surbiton St. Mark and St. Andrew and very close to its boundary with 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 Surbiton St. Matthew


There is no graveyard at this church. Older burials may have taken place at Kingston on Thames All Saints since that was the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions church.

Surbiton Cemetery is approximately a thirty minute walk from the Church.


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Surbiton
West Surrey Family History Society CD 15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for See the WSFHS sales page (opens in a new page) for more information.

Kingston upon Thames
West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Kingston on Thames All Saints from 1542 to 1840.

WSFHS CD15 (Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI, 2009) has burial records for Kingston on Thames St. John the Evangelist from 1870 to 1875.

WSFHS CD 18 (Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for Kingston on Thames All Saints from 1841 to 1866

WSFHS CD 28 (Ancient Parishes in the Kingston District) has Baptismal records for Kingston on Thames All Saints from 1541 to 1840; Marriages from 1543 to 1837; and, Burials from 1542 to 1840.

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The church is in the London Borough of Kingston on Thames.


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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