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 Streatham, St. Mary was created in 1855 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 Streatham St. Leonard. The new parish was usually known as Balham St. Mary.
Parts of the new parish of were transferred into new ecclesiastical parishesan 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 :
There is no graveyard at St. Mary's church. However the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index has around 1750 names for Streatham St. Leonard. They are taken from Alfred Bax's survey of the church and churchyard ca 1890.
Balham St. Mary
WSFHS CD24. A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms (not in The IGI) has christening records for Balham, St. Mary from 1855 to 1876.
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Streatham St. Leonard
West Surrey Family History Society CD24(A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms (not in The IGI) - October 2011) has baptismal records for Streatham St. Leonard from 1769 (Dec) to 1801(Jan)
WSFHS CD39(A 3rd Collection of Surrey baptisms mostly NOT in the IGI) has baptismal records for Streatham St. Leonard from 1873 to 1875
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Balham 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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