Petersham St. Peter was originally 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 Kingston. By a 1769 act of Parliament Petersham was separated from Kingston and joined to Kew. In 1889 it was separated 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 Kew to become 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.
There are a handful of names from World War 1 graves in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index.
WSFHS CD10(The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Petersham St. Peter from 1577 to 1865.
WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Petersham St. Peter from 1570 to 1876.
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Petersham is 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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