Sydenham

Sydenham

Suburb that grew up in the south-western part of Lewisham parish. The Crystal Palace was moved there in 1854.

 

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. St Bartholomew: Westwood Hill. (map ref D)  Church built 1827-32; parish created 1855 from Lewisham St Mary.   Original registers from 1832.

    Parish Register images published by NWKFHS (Microfiche Ref. OR36-38) See Parish Register Publications.

  2. Holy Trinity:  (map ref E)  Church built 1865-6; closed 1976, demolished 1981; parish created 1866 from Lewisham St Mary.   Original registers from 1867.
  3. St Matthew: Panmure Rd.  Church built 1879-82 as chapel-of-ease to St Bartholomew, demolished 1939.   Original registers from 1883.
  4. St Philip the Apostle: Taylors Lane. (map ref F)  Church built 1864-67, demolished 1982; parish created 1869 from Sydenham St Bartholomew.   Original registers from 1867.
  5. St Michael & All Angels: Bell Green, now Champion Crescent. (map ref G)  Church built 1863-4 as chapel-of-ease to St Bartholomew, destroyed 1940; parish created 1879 from St Bartholomew, Forest Hill Christ Church, Lewisham St Mary.   Original registers from 1868.
  6. All Saints: Trewsbury Rd.  Church built 1901-3; parish created 1909 from Lower Sydenham. No information on registers

Roman Catholic

  • Our Lady & St Philip Neri: Sydenham Rd.  Iron church 1872; rebuilt 1881, destroyed 1940; rebuilt 1959.   Original registers from 1884.

Baptist

  1. Baptist: Mission Hall, Bell Green, Sydenham.  (1883-1933 sold). No information on registers
  2. Baptist: Perry Rise, Sydenham.  (1899). No information on registers

Independent/Congregational

  1. Congregational: Wells Rd, Sydenham.  (1849-1938 closed). No information on registers
  2. Congregational: Lower Sydenham.  (1819). No information on registers

Other

  • Other: Brethren Mayow Hall, Sydenham.  (1889). No information on registers
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