St. Mathias was built ca. 1858 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 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 Magdalene. It now forms part of the
United Parishan united parish is the merger of two or more Church of England parishes to form a single new parish of Richmond St Mary Magdalene with St Matthias and St John the Divine.
Thre is no graveyard at St. Mathias church. However there are around 2,700 names for Richmond St. Mary Magdalene in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index. They come from a variety of sources, including the Archives of the Surrey Archaeological Society.
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Richmond was originally a ChapelryA Chapel of Ease within an Anglican 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 Kingston. It eventually became a separate 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 in 1849.
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:
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The church is in the Church of England 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,
Richmond is a town 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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GEN UKI Pages
British History Online (Richmond, Sheen)
British History Online (Richmond the Environs of London)