Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

St George, Battersea

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image of Battersea St George
illustration from All About Battersea, Henry S. Simmonds 1882

The original church was built around 1828 and was closed in 1952 and was subsequently destroyed by fire. The replacement church was built on a different site in 1955 and rebuilt again in 1996. The original site of St George's forms part of the new Covent Garden Market site.

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 Battersea St. George was created from 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 Battersea St. Mary in 1853. It now forms part 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 Battersea St George with St Andrew created in 1954.


West Surrey Family History Society CD39 (A 3rd Collection of Surrey Baptisms) has baptismal records for Battersea St. George from 1853 to 1877.

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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.


Battersea is locality 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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Links

Diocese of Southwark former Places of Worship

Wikipedia

GEN UKI Pages for Battersea

British History on line

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We have an approximate position of the old church from the National Library of Scotland 25inch Ordnance Survey Map 1892-1914.

NLS Ordnance Survey maps

the What3Words® location is derived from the estimated position on the OS map

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