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Wandsworth Mount Nod, or, Huguenot Cemetery

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1911 memorial at Mount Nod (Huguenot Burial Ground), Wandsworth
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Thre are 1,340 names from the Mount Nod Cemetery in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index dating from 1687 to 1893. They come from a variety of Sources.
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The Parish seems to have acquired the first part of the burial ground ca. 1680 when it appears in the Churchwardens accounts. The first burial was 4year old William Pearce. The newer part of the graveyard was acquired ca. 1774. The cemetery was variously known as "The French Churchyard", "The Huguenot Cemetery", and "Mount Nod". [Squire, John Travis, Mount Nod a burial Ground of the Huguenots at Wandsworth in the County of Surrey, 1887]

Mount Nod cemetery stands in 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 Wandsworth St. Anne which was itself created in 1884 from the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Wandsworth All Saints.
West Surrey Family History Society has transcribed a number of records for Wandsworth churches and chapels:

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has christening records for:
WSFHS CD18(Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for:
  • Wandsworth All Saints registers from 1544 to 1555, from 1603 to 1687, 1727 and from 1823 to 1854;
        and the Bishop's Transcripts from 1678 to 1727
  • Wandsworth St. Anne from 1850 to 1863
  • Wandsworth Bridge Fields Baptist chapel from1825 to 1836
  • Wandsworth Independant Chapel from 1815 to 1837

WSFHS CD24(A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms not in The IGI) has burial records for:
WSFHS CD29(A 2nd Collection of Metropolitan Surrey Burials) has burial records for Wandsworth All Saints from 1800-1822.

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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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