Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

East Sheen Our Lady Queen of Peace

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The Roman Catholic church of Our Lady Queen of Peace was built ca. 1954 to replace a temporary church. The church was originally 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 within the Catholic 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 Mortlake St. Mary Magdalene. It became a parish church in its own right ca. 1959. (information from Taking Stock see link below)

There is no graveyard at this church which is within walking distance of East Sheen Cemetery.

The church of Our Lady Queen of Peace is located within the Anglican 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 Richmond Holy Trinity which was created in 1870 from part of 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 Richmond St. John. St. John's was itself created from 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 Richmond St. Mary Magdalen in 1838

Mortlake St. Mary Magdalene is located in the Anglican parish of Mortlake St. Mary the Virgin.


There are around 1,340 names in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index for St Mary Magdalene church dating from around 1796 to 1986. There are just also over 180 names for war graves in East Sheen Cemetery. Prior to the construction of St. Mary Magdalene or the civil cemeteries, burials may have taken place in the Anglican churchyards.


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Mortlake
WSFHS CD10(The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Mortlake St Mary the Virgin from 1599 to 1865.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Mortlake St Mary the Virgin from 1677 to 1812 and 1845 to 1875.

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Richmond
West Surrey Family History Society CD10(The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Richmond St. Mary Magdalene from 1583 to 1865.

WSFHS CD15((Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI)) has christening records for:
  • Richmond Holy Trinity from 1870 to 1875,
  • Richmond Hill Methodist Church from 1850 to 1875
  • Richmond Kew Rd.Methodist Church from 1868 to 1878
  • Richmond Methodist Church from 1838yo 1846 and from 1874 to 1876
  • Richmond Salem Chapel Admissions from 1838 to 1882
  • Richmond St. John the Divine from 1839 to 1876
  • Richmond St. Matthias from 1858 to 1875
  • Richmond Workhouse from 1866 to 1882
WSFHS CD29(A 2nd Collection of Metropolitan Surrey Burials) has burial records for Richmond Workhouse from 1914 to 1922

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The area is sometimes known as East Sheen or Sheen, or Richmond. They are localities 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.

If we have missed any or you are looking for a church or graveyard that might no longer exist do please let us know using the email at the bottom of this page

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Links

Parish web site

Taking Stock

Wikipedia

GEN UKI

British History Online (Richmond, Sheen)

British History Online (Richmond the Environs of London)

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