Greenwich

OS Grid Reference: TQ3877
The 1841 population was 29,755

Administrative Units

Greenwich fell within the Hundred of Blackheath. Its 19th century Registration District & Poor Law Union was Greenwich.
Probate Jurisdiction was Rochester to 1845, London 1846-57.

Census Publications

  • 1851 Name Index and Page Images published on CD-Rom as part of CD6 (Greenwich parish).
  • 1851 Name Index (only) published on microfiche as part of Volume VII (Greenwich parish).

For ordering details see Census Publications.

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St Alphege (Ancient Parish church) Greenwich High Rd. (map ref A)
  2. St Mary: King William Walk.  Church built 1823 as chapel of ease to St Alphege. Closed 1919 and demolished 1936. No separate registers
  3. Christ Church: Trafalgar Rd. (map ref B)  Church built 1846-48; parish created 1840 from Greenwich St Alphege.   Original registers from 1868.

    Parish Register transcript published by Rob Cottrell (Microfiche Ref. C1,C2) See Thames & Medway Riverside Parish Register Publications.

  4. St Paul Devonshire Drive. (map ref C)
  5. St Peter: Bridge St. (map ref D)  Church built 1866, bombed 1941, demolished 1955; parish created 1867 from Greenwich St Paul, merged with St Alphege 1951.   Original registers from 1866.

    Parish Register transcript published by Rob Cottrell (Microfiche Ref. C71) See Thames & Medway Riverside Parish Register Publications.

  6. Westcombe Park, St George Kirkside Rd. (map ref E)
  7. St Andrew with St Michael: Dreadnought St. (map ref F)  Church built 1900-02, closed 1965, demolished c1986; parish created from Greenwich Christchurch 1902.   Original registers from 1872.

    Parish Register transcript published by Rob Cottrell (Microfiche Ref. C61) See Thames & Medway Riverside Parish Register Publications.

  8. Blackheath, Holy Trinity: Blackheath Hill. (map ref G)  Church built 1839, now demolished; parish created 1849, refounded 1858 from Greenwich St Alphege.   Original registers from 1868.
  9. Blackheath, St John the Evangelist St John's Park. (map ref H)
  10. Emmanuel: Mission church.  Original registers from 1888.
  11. St Andrew: Mission church.  [Predecessor of St Andrew with St Michael?].   Original registers from 1880.
  12. Royal Naval Asylum:   Original registers from 1822.

Roman Catholic

  1. Our Ladye Star of the Sea Crooms Hill.
  2. St Joseph: Pelton Rd.  Church built 1881.   Original registers from 1906.

Baptist

Independent/Congregational

  1. Independent: Greenwich Rd.  (1776).   Original registers from 1777.
  2. Independent: Maze Hill chapel, formerly Bethel.  (1823).   Original registers from 1811.

Wesleyan/Methodist

  1. Wesleyan: George St.  (1816).   Original registers from 1821.
  2. Wesleyan: London St.  Original registers from 1865.
  3. Wesleyan: Royal Hospital and School.  Original registers from 1821.

 

For project purposes this parish is also covered by Woolwich & District FHS.

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