Surrey Churches Index



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West Streatham, St. James



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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 West Streatham, St. James was created in 1905 from parts of the 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 of These two had in turn been created from parts 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 Streatham St. Leonard.

There is no graveyard at St. James's church, nor at St. Alban's nor Immanuel. However early burials would have taken place at the parish church, St. Leonard's. 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.


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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The church is in the Anglican Diocese of Southwark. The Southwark Diocesan Record Office for churches and parishes in the modern administrative county of Surrey, and those London Boroughs that were in Surrey until 1965, is the Surrey History Centre.

This is where you should find any surviving parish registers,


West Streatham 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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