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St. Matthew’s Church, Brixton



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There are no inscriptions for this church in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index.


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 Brixton St. Matthew was created in 1825 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 Lambeth St. Mary.

Parts of the new parish of Brixton St. Mathew were moved into new 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 :
  • Denmark Hill (1848),
  • Angell Town (1863),
  • Tulse Hill (1856),
  • Clapham Park (1859),
  • Stockwell Green St. Andrew (1868),
  • East Brixton (1869),
  • Brixton Hill (1876),
  • Loughborough Park (1877),
  • Brixton St. Paul (1882), and,
  • Upper Tulse Hill (1889),

West Surrey Family History Society CD2 (Surrey Marriage Index to 1837) has marriage records for St. Matthew’s Church, Brixton from 1825 to 1837.

WSFHS CD29(A 2nd Collection of Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for St. Matthew’s Church, Brixton from 1825 to 1889.

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Brixton is in the London Borough of Lambeth.


Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A. Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.




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