Surrey Churches Index



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Summerstown, St. Mary's Mission Hall

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Summerstown, St. Mary's Mission hall seems to have been built around 1931. By 1978 the building was used by a Pentecostal Congregation and seems to have fallen out of use and been sold ca. 1978 for redevelopment as social housing. It seems to be part of the site now occupied by the Shaftesbury building. (Information from Diocese of Southwark, Former Places of Worship or see link below)

The Mission Hall was 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 Summerstown St. Mary which was created in 1845 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.

There are no names from Summerstown in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index. However older burials may have taken place in the original parish church -- (All Saints church). There are just over 860 names in the Index for Wandsworth All Saints, the inscriptions date from 1420 to 1902.


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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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Links

Diocese of Southwark former Places of Worship

Summerstown St Mary's web site

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