Surrey Churches Index

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Walworth, St. Christopher

formerly Pembroke College Mission Church

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St. Christopher's church is closely connected with the former Pembroke College Mission (now Pembroke House) which was established ca. 1885. St. Christopher's occupies the first floor of the Mission building. The mission became 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 in 1908 when the new building was constructed.

There is no graveyard at the St. Christopher's church. Earlier burials may have taken place at the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions church -- Newington St. Mary

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West Surrey Family History Society CD18 (Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for Newington St Mary from 1746-1776.

WSFHS CD29 (A 2nd Collection of Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for Newington St Mary from 1707-1745, 1777-1854.

WSFHS CD24 (A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms) has baptismal records for Newington St Mary from 1707-1776.

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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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