The Roman Catholic mission in Barnes was established ca 1908 in Castlenau. Plans for a church were drawn up in 1939 but delayed by World War 2. Building work started in 1953 and the new church opened ca 1955.
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There is no graveyard at St Osmund's church
St. Osmund's church stands in the Church of England 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 Barnes Holy Trinity which was created in 1888 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 Barnes St Mary.
Earlier burials may have taken place at one of the civic cemeteries (click here to go to the Richmond section of our index) or at the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions church of Barnes St Mary The Surrey Monumental inscriptions Library includes around 720 names for the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Barnes St Mary. The survey was made ca. 1932.
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WSFHS CD10(The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Barnes St Mary from 1538 to 1865.
WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Barnes St Mary from 1538 to 1876.
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Barnes is a district in the London Borough of Richmond.
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.
The Richmond Index will show you all the churches and cemeteries we know of in that part of the London Borough of Richmond which was in the Ancient County of Surreythe Ancient County means Surrey before the administrative counties were created in 1889.
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