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Battersea, St. Paul



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St Paul's church was originally built as a chapel of ease in the 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 Battersea St. John, which was created in 1863 from parts of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Battersea St. Mary.

According to the Diocesan records at some point St. Paul's became a separate parish but the two were merged ca 1939. The name of the parish was changed to Battersea St. Paul in 1948, and St. John's church was demolished around 1950.

The parish was merged into Battersea St. Peter and St. Paul in 1972.

The church is no longer in use, it seems to be used as a community centre.

Part of the parish of Battersea St. John was moved into the 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 Wandsworth St. Faith in 1884.

There is no graveyard at St. Paul's church. However the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index has around 500 names for the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Battersea St. Mary


WSFHS CD24(A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms not in The IGI) has baptismal records for:
WSFHS CD29(A 2nd Collection of Metropolitan Surrey Burials) has burial records for

WSFHS CD39. (A 3rd Collection of Surrrey Baptisms) has christening records for:
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Battersea is a district in the London Borough of Wandsworth
Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A., jr.. Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.




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The Abacus Art Nursery School is located in the former church.

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