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
parish of Clapham Park All Saints was created in 1859 from 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 Clapham St. James and
Brixton St. Matthew.
Clapham St. James was itself created from the
Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Clapham Holy Trinity in 1854 while Brixton St. Matthew was created from 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 in 1825
The original church was demolished in 1982 for structural safety reasons. A new All Saints was built on the adjacent site.
The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Library has no inscriptions for Clapham Park All Saints. However there is a transcript of inscriptions for Clapham Holy Trinity in the Library of the Society of Genealogists in London. WSFHS also has some 3,300 names for Clapham St. Paul which graveyard was adjacent to the old Holy Trinity Church which was demolished in 1774. There are no inscriptions in the Surrey MI Index for Brixton St. Matthew; there are however some 1,072 names from Lambeth St. Mary in the Surrey MI Index
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West Surrey Family History Society CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for: WSFHS CD18(Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for: WSFHS CD24(A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms (not in The IGI) - October 2011) has burial records for WSFHS CD29(A 2nd Collection of Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for Clapham Holy Trinity from 1808-1847.
WSFHS CD39(A 3rd Collection of Surrey baptisms mostly NOT in the IGI) has baptismal records for:
The church is in the Church of England Diocese of Southwark. The Southwark Diocesan Record Office, where you should find the surviving parish registers for this church, is the London Metropolitan Archives.
Clapham 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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