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''[[England|England]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Surrey]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Surrey Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]] [[Southwark St George the Martyr, Surrey, England|Southwark St George the Martyr]]''<br><br>
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== Parish History  ==
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'''Southwark St George the Martyr, Surrey''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.
 
 
'SOUTHWARK, a metropolitan borough, five parishes, and three districts, in Surrey. The borough lies on the Thames, opposite London city; communicates with the city by London, Southwark, and Blackfriars bridges; contains, adjacent to London bridge, the central termini of the Greenwich, the Brighton, the Southeastern, the Croydon, and the Crystal Palace railways; was known to the Saxons as Suthwerc, from an ancient earthwork or fort, erected at it for defence of a ferry across the river; was set on fire, in 1066, by William the Conqueror, on his approach from the S; was given, in 1327, by Edward III., to the city of London; became a municipal section of the city, in 1551, under the name of Southwark borough or Bridge-Withont-ward, under government of one of the senior aldermen; was occupied in 1554 by Wyatt, in his rebellion prior to his retreat to Kingston; sent two members to parliament from the time of Edward I.; measures, within its old borough limits, about 1¾ mile from E to W, and about 1 mile from N to S; underwent much extension of its borough limits, by the reform act of 1832; consisted, prior to that act, of the five Southwark parishes and the parish of Horsleydown; includes now also the parishes of Bermondsey and Rotherhithe; is compactly edificed within all its old limits, and within a considerable portion of its new ones; has already, as to its topography, its structure, its trade, and a number of its public buildings, been sufficiently noticed in our article on London; and contains the head post-office‡ of London, SE, numerous receiving post-offices‡ and postal pillar-boxes under London, SE, the police court of the metropolitan M division, a town hall built in 1794, the Surrey theatre burnt and rebuilt in 1865, the Queen's prison, Guy's hospital, Bethlehem hospital, the Magdalen hospital, King Edward's school, the school for the indigent blind, the asylum for the deaf and dumb, the Yorkshire school, the British and foreign training school. Queen Elizabeth's grammar-school, Newcomen's endowed school, two convents, numerous suites of alms houses, and a large aggregate amount of endowed charities. Southwark bridge was erected in 1815-9, after designs by Rennie, at a cost of £800,000; is an iron structure, 700 feet long; and has three arches, the central one 240 feet in span. Southwark park is in Rotherhithe parish; was begun to be formed in 1865, but was far from complete at the end of 1867; and comprises 45 acres within its proper limits, together with a cincture of 20 additional acres, partly disposed in road, partly in building plots, and all purchased for £58,000. Electors in 1833, 4,775; in 1863, 12,027. Amount of property and income tax charged in 1863, £122,458. Pop. in 1851, 172,863; in 1861, 193,593. Houses, 25,659.
 
 
 
'The five parishes of S[outhwark] are Christchurch, St. Saviour, St. Olave, St. Thomas, and St. George-the-Martyr. Acres of C[hristchurch], 95; of which 21 are water. Real property, £70,826. Pop. in 1851, 16,022; in 1861,17,069. Houses, 1,891. Acres of St. S. 155; of which 29 are water. Real property, £37,119. Pop. in 1851, 19,709; in 1861, 19,101. Houses, 2,580. Acres of St. O[lave], 66; of which 19 are water. Real property, £1,035,404; of which £986,666 are in railways. Pop. in 1851, 6,460; in 1861, 6,197. Houses, 670. Acres of St. T[homas], 9. Real property, £5,036. Pop. in 1851, 1,555; in 1861, 1,466. Houses, 94. Acres of St. G[eorge the Martry], 282. Real property, £190,102. Pop. in 1851, 51,824; in 1861, 55,510. Houses, 7,238. The ecclesiastical arrangement recognises also the chapelries of St. Peter, St. Jude, St. Mary Magdalen, St. Michae1, St. Stephen, and St. Paul-Westminster-road. The livings of Chrsitchurch], St. O[lave], and St. G[eorge] are rectories, and the other livings are p. curacies, in the diocese of Winchester. Value of C., £600;* of St. O., £628; of St. G., £730;* of St. S., £800; of St. T., £215;* of St. M., £200; of each of the others, £300. Patrons of C., the Trustees of Marshall's Charities; of St. O., the Crown; of St. G., the Lord Chancellor; of St. S., the Parishioners; of St. T., the Governors of St. Thomas' Hospital; of St. Peter, Hyndman's Trustees; of St. J., St. S., and St. Paul, Trustees; of St. Mary and St. Michael, the Rector of St. George.-The places of worship within the new borough, inclusive of Horsley-down, Bermondsey, and Rotherhithe parishes, at the census of 1851, were 32 of the Church of England, with 23,588 sittings; 1 of the English Presbyterian Church, with 900 s.; 10 of Independents, with 7,155 s.; 15 of Baptists, with 7,592 s.; 1 of Quakers, with 500 s.; 1 of Unitarians, with 400 s.; 7 of Wesleyans, with 3,663 s.; 1 of Primitive Methodists, with 100 s.; 3 of the Wesleyan Association, with 702 s.; 1 of Wesleyan Reformers, with 170 s.; 1 of Welsh Calvinistic Methodists, with 100 s.; 4 of isolated congregations, with 220 s.; 3 of Roman Catholics, with 1,570 s.; and 2 of Jews, with 200 s. Christchurch was rebuilt in 1737; St. Olave's, in 1845; St. Thomas, in 1702; St. George's, in 1736; and the last is in the Ionic style, with a tower and spire. St. Saviour's church dates from 1208; was restored, and partly rebuilt in 1832; is cruciform, and nearly 300 feet long; and has a tower with tall pinnacles.
 
 
 
'The three districts are St. Saviour, St. Olave, and St. George. St. S[aviour] district comprises the parishes of St. S[aviour] and Acres, 250. Poor rates in 1863, £21,641. Pop. in 1861, 36,170. Houses, 4,471. Marriages in 1863, 243; births, 1,119,-of which 52 were illegitimate; deaths, 813,-of which 389 were at ages under 5 years, and 11 at ages above 85. Marriages in the ten years 1851-60, 2,915; births, 13,173; deaths, 10,948.-St. O[lave] district comprises the parishes of St. O[lave], St. T[homas], and [St John] Horsleydown. Acres, 169. Poor rates in 1863, £12,613. Pop. in 1861, 19,056. Houses, 2,209. Marriages in 1863, 145; births, 602,-of which 19 were illegitimate; deaths, 913,-of which 224 were at ages under 5 years, and 3 at ages above 85. Marriages in the ten years 1851-60, 1,394; births, 5,830; deaths, 11,289.-St. George district is conterminate with St. George the Martyr&nbsp;parish; and is divided into the sub-districts of Kent-road, Borough-road, and London-road. Poor rates in 1863, £28,531. Marriages in 1863, 627; births, 2,124,-of which 147 were illegitimate; deaths, 1,584,-of which 771 were at ages under 5 years, and 13 at ages above 85. Marriages in the ten years 1851-60, 6,169; births, 19,204; deaths, 13,862.
 
 
 
(John Marius Wilson, ''Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales'' (1870-72)
 
 
 
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Here is a list of all chapels and&nbsp;district churches within the civil parish boundaries of St George the Martyr, Southwark as of the year 1900:
 
  
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St. Alphege - 1872[[Image:Southwarkstgeorge.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]<br>* St. George the Martyr - 1602<br>St. Jude, St George’s Rd - 1850<br>St. Mary, Magdalene, Kent Road - 1843<br>St. Michael - 1867<br>St. Paul - 1858<br>St. Stephen - 1850<br>
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
 
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
 
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cc99ff" colspan="18" | <center>1602-1812 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref name="anc">[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
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| bgcolor="#cc99ff" align="center" colspan="18" | <center>1602-1812 [http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 Ancestry] baptisms, marriages, and burials<ref name="anc">[http://search.ancestry.com/search/db.aspx?dbid=1624 London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com/ Ancestry] ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.</ref></center>
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 Ancestry]<ref name="ancc">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1558 London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 Ancestry]<ref name="ancm">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 Ancestry]<ref name="ancm">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1623 London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>  
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| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 Ancestry]<ref name="ancb">[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=1559 London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980], courtesy: [http://www.ancestry.com Ancestry] ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.</ref>
 
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1800-1836  
| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|C022441}}, {{IGI|C022442}}, {{IGI|C022443}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyLondon_including_Middlesex_(N-Z).htm "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England,"] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 17 March 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|C022441}}, {{IGI|C022442}}, {{IGI|C022443}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountyLondon_including_Middlesex_(N-Z).htm "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England,"] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 17 March 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast]<ref name="bmi">[http://web.archive.org/web/20110108162329/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-SRY.aspx 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,'] ''Origins.net'' (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://search.ancestry.co.uk/search/db.aspx?dbid=5967 Ancestry]<ref name="pallot">''Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes'' (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). {{FHL|293148|item|disp=FHL British Book 942 V25pm}}</ref>
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|M022441}}, {{IGI|M022442}}, {{IGI|M022443}}, {{IGI|M022444}}, {{IGI|M022445}}, {{IGI|M022446}}, {{IGI|M022447}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySurrey.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 2 April 2012.</ref>
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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  
  
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
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==== Probate records  ====
 
==== Probate records  ====
  
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Surrey Probate Records|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.
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Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Surrey Probate Records|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.  
  
 
==== Cemetery  ====
 
==== Cemetery  ====
  
A 1955 survey of monumental inscriptions is available [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65442 online].<ref>'The Church of St George the Martyr', ''Survey of London: volume 25: St George's Fields (The parishes of St. George the Martyr Southwark and St. Mary Newington)'' (1955), pp. 26-38. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65442 Date accessed: 15 March 2012.</ref>
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A 1955 survey of monumental inscriptions is available [http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65442 online].<ref>'The Church of St George the Martyr', ''Survey of London: volume 25: St George's Fields (The parishes of St. George the Martyr Southwark and St. Mary Newington)'' (1955), pp. 26-38. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65442 Date accessed: 15 March 2012.</ref>
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== Parish History  ==
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'SOUTHWARK St George the Martyr was created by at least the year 1602, is one of&nbsp;five ancient parishes in this metropolitan borough, with&nbsp;three registration districts ('St Saviour, St Olave, and St George), in the county of Surrey. The borough lies on the south side of the River Thames, opposite the City of London; attached&nbsp;with the city by the London, Southwark, and Blackfriars bridges;
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'The five ancient parishes of Southwark include&nbsp; '''St George the Martyr'''&nbsp;, Christ Church, St Olave, St Saviour, and St Thomas.
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The ecclesiastical arrangement for Southwark included&nbsp;also the following chapelries:
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*All Hallow, Copperfield St - 1875
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*St Alphege - 1872
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*St Jude -&nbsp;1850
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*St Mary Magdalen - 1843
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*St Michael - 1867
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*St Paul Westminster Road.- 1858
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*St Peter - 1846
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*St Stephen - 1850
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*Wilberforce Mission Church - <br>
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The places of worship within the new borough, which includes the parish incumbencies of&nbsp;Horsley-Down, Bermondsey, and Rotherhithe. Included in the borough are&nbsp;the following Nonconformist churches:&nbsp; [[Image:Southwarkstgeorge.jpg|thumb|right|200px]]
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*English Presbyterian Church - 1
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*Independents - 1
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*Baptists - 15
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*Quakers - 1
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*Unitarians - 1&nbsp;
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*Wesleyan Methodists - 7
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*Primitive Methodists - 1
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*Wesleyan Association - 3
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*Wesleyan Reformers - 1
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*Welsh Calvinistic Methodists - 1
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There were four additional unspecified dissenting chapels in the borough as well.<ref>John Marius Wilson,''[http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/descriptions/index.jsp Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales]''(1870)</ref>  
  
 
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Southwark St George the Martyr, Surrey family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.


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Church records

Online Southwark St George the Martyr Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1602
1601
1602
Images
1602-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[1]
1813-1906 Ancestry[2] 1754-1921 Ancestry[3] 1813-1937 Ancestry[4]
Indexes 1800-1836 FamilySearch[5] 1601-1775 FindMyPast[6]
1780-1837 Ancestry[7]
1800-1836 FamilySearch[8]

St George the Martyr Workhouse Baptisms 1835-1875 C031551

To find the names of the neighbouring parishes, use England Jurisdictions 1851. In this site, search for the name of the parish, click on the location "pin", click Options and click List contiguous parishes.

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

Non Conformist Churches

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.

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.


Probate records

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.

Cemetery

A 1955 survey of monumental inscriptions is available online.[9]

Parish History

'SOUTHWARK St George the Martyr was created by at least the year 1602, is one of five ancient parishes in this metropolitan borough, with three registration districts ('St Saviour, St Olave, and St George), in the county of Surrey. The borough lies on the south side of the River Thames, opposite the City of London; attached with the city by the London, Southwark, and Blackfriars bridges;

'The five ancient parishes of Southwark include  St George the Martyr , Christ Church, St Olave, St Saviour, and St Thomas.

The ecclesiastical arrangement for Southwark included also the following chapelries:

  • All Hallow, Copperfield St - 1875
  • St Alphege - 1872
  • St Jude - 1850
  • St Mary Magdalen - 1843
  • St Michael - 1867
  • St Paul Westminster Road.- 1858
  • St Peter - 1846
  • St Stephen - 1850
  • Wilberforce Mission Church -
The places of worship within the new borough, which includes the parish incumbencies of Horsley-Down, Bermondsey, and Rotherhithe. Included in the borough are the following Nonconformist churches: 
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  • English Presbyterian Church - 1
  • Independents - 1
  • Baptists - 15
  • Quakers - 1
  • Unitarians - 1 
  • Wesleyan Methodists - 7
  • Primitive Methodists - 1
  • Wesleyan Association - 3
  • Wesleyan Reformers - 1
  • Welsh Calvinistic Methodists - 1
  • Roman Catholics -3 

There were four additional unspecified dissenting chapels in the borough as well.[10]

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References

  1. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  2. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as St George the Martyr in Southwark Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. Batches C022441, C022442, C022443, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for London including Middlesex (N-Z), England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 17 March 2012.
  6. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  8. Batches M022441, M022442, M022443, M022444, M022445, M022446, M022447, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  9. 'The Church of St George the Martyr', Survey of London: volume 25: St George's Fields (The parishes of St. George the Martyr Southwark and St. Mary Newington) (1955), pp. 26-38. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=65442 Date accessed: 15 March 2012.
  10. John Marius Wilson,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales(1870)