Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Southwark, Christ Church

also known as Blackfriars Bridge Christ Church

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The original Christ Church was consecrated in 1671 using funds provided by the will of John Marshall. The parish comprised the Liberty of Old Paris Garden and was formerly 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 Southwark St. Saviour. The church was destroyed during World War 2 and the present building was built in 1957 on part of the site of the former church.

There are no entries from Christ Church in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index.


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Parts 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 Southwark Church were moved into new 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 Southwark All Hallows (1875) and was subsequently returned to Christ Church in 1956.


West Surrey Family History Society CD15 (Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Southwark Christ Church from 1831 to 1833.

WSFHS CD24 (A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms) has baptismal records for Southwark Christ Church from 1770 to 1789.

WSFHS CD29 (A 2nd Collection of Metropolitan Surrey Burials) has burial records for Southwark Christ Church from 1813 to 1838 and 1850 to 1856.

WSFHS CD39(A 3rd Collection of Surrey Baptisms) has baptismal records for Southwark Christ Church from 1710 to 1751 and 1790 to 1801

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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.


Southwark is a district within the London Borough of Southwark


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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