Christ Church was built ca. 1859 as a Chapel of EaseA daughter church within an ecclesiastical Parish, or a chapel in an outlying area of the parish that is more convenient for parishioners to attend in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Wimbledon St. Mary's.
It became an 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 its own in 1961
There is no graveyard at Christ Church church. However earlier burials may have taken place in St. Mary's churchyard as that was the parish church.
The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index has some 2,400 names from inscriptions in Clarke's 1934 survey of St. Mary's churchyard. .
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10(The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Wimbledon St. Mary from 1593 to 1865
WSFHS CD15 (Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for:
WSFHS CD28 (Ancient Parishes in the Kingston District) has baptismal records for Wimbledon St. Mary from 1538 to 1840, marriages from 1594 to 1837, and burials from 1593 to 1840
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The church is in the Anglican Diocese of Southwark. The Southwark Diocesan Record Office for churches and parishes in the modern administrative county of Surrey, and those London Boroughs that were in Surrey until 1965, is the Surrey History Centre.
This is where you should find any surviving parish registers,
West Wimbledon is in the London Borough of Merton.
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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