The church was built originally ca. 1867 as a Methodist church.
It closed in 1906 when the Methodist congregation moved to their new church in Station Road.
The building was bought by several members of the congregation and renamed Barnes Primitive Methodist Church. The congregation dwindled and church was again redundant from 1966. Subsequently it became Barnes Healing Church.
The church building is located in the 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, St. Michael and All Angels which was created in 1919 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.
There is no graveyard at the Church. Earlier burials may have taken place at the former parish church. 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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The records for the church are held at the Surrey History Centre. See the links section below for details.
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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