The original St. George's church was found to be structurally unsound and declared redundant ca 1972. The building was sold to an evangelical church ca. 1977 and was subsequently destroyed by fire. The site is now used by a housing association. A new parish church was built ca 1980 on a site in Newent Close, SE15 6EF.
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 Camberwell St. George was created from the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Camberwell St. Giles in 1825. Further ecclesiastical parishesan 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 were created from Camberwell St. George:
Camberwell St George had a graveyard, this is now an open space.
WSFHS has a small number of monumental inscriptions for the former St. George's church. We also have around 1800 names for Camberwell St Giles in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index; they come from a number of different sources. The dates range from the early 1700s to the late 1890s
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West Surrey Family History Society CD15 (Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Camberwell St. Giles from 1750 to 1802.
WSFHS CD18 (Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for Camberwell St. Giles from 1769 to 1799.
WSFHS CD24 (A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms) has baptismal records for: WSFHS CD29 (A 2nd Collection of Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for:
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The church is in the Church of England Diocese of Southwark. The Southwark Diocesan Record Office, where you should find any surviving parish registers for this church, is the London Metropolitan Archives.
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.
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