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Wandsworth St. Anne

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St. Anne's church was built ca. 1824 as a Chapel of EaseA daughter church within an ecclesiastical Parish, or a chapel in an outlying area of the parish that is more convenient for parishioners to attend in 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. St. Anne's became a separate 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 in 1847.

According to the church website https://stanneswandsworth.org.uk/?page_id=23 the church has never had a burial ground. However burial registers for St Anne's for 1850 to 1863 are held by the London Metropolitan Archive and have been transcribed by West Surrey Family History Society (see below).

There are no names from St Anne's in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index. Older burials may have taken place in the original parish church (All Saints church). There are just over 860 names in the Index for All Saints church, the inscriptions date from 1420 to 1902.


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Parts of St. Anne's parish were moved 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 :
  • Battersea St. John (1863),
  • Wandsworth St. Faith (1884),
  • Wandsworth Common (1889), and,
  • Earlsfield St. Andrew (1890).
In 2008 St Anne's parish was merged with Wandsworth St. Faith as a United Parishan united parish is the merger of two or more Church of England parishes to form a single new parish .


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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The church is in the Church of England Diocese of Southwark. The Southwark Diocesan Record Office, where you should find the surviving parish registers for this church, is the London Metropolitan Archives.


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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