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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 Camberwell St. George was created from the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Camberwell St. Giles in 1825. Further 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 were created from Camberwell St. George:
  • Kennington St. John the Divine (1872),
  • Camberwell St. Philip (1876),
  • Camberwell St. Mark (1880), and
  • Camberwell St. Luke (1878)
Other parts of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Camberwell St. Giles were also merged 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 :
  • Camberwell, Christ Church (1838),
  • Peckham St. Mary Magdalen (1842),
  • Camberwell Emmanuel (1842),
  • Camberwell, Camden Chapel (1845),
  • Herne Hill (1845),
  • East Dulwich St. John the Evangelist (1865),
  • Camberwell All Saints (previously known as Blenheim grove (1872),
  • South Dulwich (1865),
  • Dulwich Common (1884),
  • Peckham St. Chrysostom (1884), and
  • Dulwich (1894),

Camberwell St George had a graveyard, this is now an open space.

WSFHS has no records for St. George's church, we do have around 1800 names for Camberwell St Giles in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index; they come from a number of different sources. The dates range from the early 1700s to the late 1890s
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WSFHS CD15 (Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Camberwell from 1750 to 1802.

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WSFHS CD24 (Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for Camberwell St. George from 1826 to 1837.

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WSFHS CD18 (Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for Camberwell St. Giles from 1769 to 1799.

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WSFHS CD29 (A 2nd COLLECTION OF METROPOLITAN SURREY BURIALS INDEX) has burial records for: from 1800 to 1812. See our sales page for more information. (opens in a new page)



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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