Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Clapham, Congregational Church

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The Congregational Church was built ca. 1852. Before that the Church members had met in members' houses and then a number of buildings in Nag's Head Lane and Clapham Old Town. (Cleal, Edward Edney, The Story of Congregationalism in Surrey, 1908).

The 1852 church was badly damaged in 1944 and demolished ca. 1960 to be replaced by a new building. That building became part of the United Reformed Church and subsequently the Maranatha Ministries World Wide Centre.

There was no graveyard at the Congregational Church. Older burials may have taken place at the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions church -- Clapham Holy Trinity.

The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Library has no inscriptions for Holy Trinity Clapham. There is a transcript in the Library of the Society of Genealogists in London


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: See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).


Some records for the church are held by the London Metropolitan Archives and some by Lambeth Archives. See the National Archives Discovery entry for more information.


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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