Walworth St Peter, Surrey Genealogy

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Parish History

WALWORTH, a metropolitan suburb and three chapelries in Newington parish, Surrey. A Baptist chapel was built in 1864.[1]


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 Walworth St Peter, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1825-1861 FamilySearch[2] 1825-1840 FamilySearch[3] 1825-1896 BritishOrigins[4]

Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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 474657.

Probate records

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

Surrey will abstracts (1470-1858) are available online at British Origins (£).[5]

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.

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Peter's Church, Walworth


  1. Wilson, John Marius Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, 1870-72. Adapted. Date accessed: 18 February 2014.
  2. Batch C055861, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batch M055861, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  4. 'Greater London Burials: South London Burials: Parishes, Period and Counts,' British Origins (£), accessed 4 April 2013.
  5. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,' Origins.net, accessed 27 June 2012.