Surrey Churches Index

A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Richmond, Vineyard Life

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The church stands on the site of the original Congregational Church which was built sometime around 1828 but destroyed by fire in 1851. The present building opened in 1853. There seems to have been a burial ground behind the chapel but the registers have been lost. The area is now used as a garden.
Other burials may have taken place at the (Anglican) Parish church - St. Mary Magdalene.

There are around 2,700 names for Richmond in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index.

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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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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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Richmond Local History Society - Congregational Church

Richmond Local History Society - Thomas Wilson

Richmond Local History Society - Vineyard Burial Ground

British History Online (Richmond, Sheen)

British History Online (Richmond the Environs of London)

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