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Croydon St John the Baptist, Surrey
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wallington
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Croydon PLU
Registration District Croydon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1538
Bishop's Transcripts: 1799
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery None
Diocese Pre-1846 - Winchester; Post-1845 - London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Pre-1846 - Court of the Peculiar of the Archbishop of Canterbury in the Deaneries of Arches, Croydon, and Shoreham; Post-1845 - Court of the Bishop of Canterbury (Episcopal Consistory)
Location of Archive
Surrey Record Office

Contents

Parish History

Croydon Parish Church


CROYDON (St. John the Baptist), a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the First division of the hundred of Wallington, E. division of Surrey, 9½ miles (S.) from London.[1]

Resource

Civil Registration

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Church records

Online Croydon St John the Baptist, Surrey Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1538
1538
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Indexes 1538-1601
1653-1769
1800-1859
FamilySearch[2] 1538-1846 FamilySearch[3] 1813-1840 findmypast[4]
1543-1885
(gaps)
Ancestry[5] 1588-1774 FreeREG[6]
1813-1895

Ancestry[7]


Census records

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474665.

Probate records

Court of the Deanery of the Arches of London, Croydon, and Shoreham probate records are available online at FamilySearch for free.

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Surrey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Taxation

Maps and Gazetteers

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: Croydon Minster
  • Croydon Minster (official website). History, visitor directions, church schedule.

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Date accessed: 26 September 2013.
  2. Batches C098651, C098652, C098653, C098654, C098655, C098656, C154715, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 9 April 2012.
  3. Batches M098651, M098652, M098653, M098654, M098655, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 9 April 2012.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Surrey,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 11 April 2012.
  5. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 14 April 2012.
  6. Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  7. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 15 April 2012.


 

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