Blackheath

A settlement which grew up on the borders of Lewisham, Charlton and Greenwich parishes.
Blackheath Map North West Kent Family History Society

Church and Chapels (pre 1910)

Blackheath, St Michael & All Angels, Blackheath Park

Church built 1828-9, the 'Kentish Needle'; parish created 1886 from Charlton St Luke.

Original Registers

These date from 1874.

St Michael & All Angels - Aug 2006
St Michael & All Angels Blackheath

Blackheath, All Saints, Blackheath Vale

Church built 1857-67; parish created 1859 from Lewisham St Mary.

Original Registers

These date from 1859.

Images published by NWKFHS (Microfiche Ref. OR1-OR7). See parish Register Publications.

All Saints - Aug 2006
All Saints Blackheath North West Kent Family History Society

Blackheath, All St John the Evangelist, St John's Park

Church built 1852-3; parish created 1854 from Greenwich St Alphege.

Original Registers

These date from 1868.

St John the Evangelist - Aug 2006
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Church of England cont.

  • 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.
  • Church of The Ascension: Dartmouth Row. (map ref R) Built as a chapel of ease 1697, rebuilt 1750/1838; parish created 1883 from Lewisham St Mary. Original registers from 1879.

Roman Catholic

  • St Mary: Cresswell Park. Built 1872 as orphanage with chapel open to public; closed 1904. No information on registers
  • Our Lady Help of Christians: Cresswell Park. Church built 1890-1. Original registers from 1874.

Independent/Congregational

  • Congregational: Independents Rd, Blackheath. (1854-1940 des.). No information on registers
  • Congregational: Lawn Terrace, Blackheath. (1854). No information on registers

Other

  • Other: Morden College Chapel, Blackheath. Original registers from 1702.