Anglican Parishes in London

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This page is intended as a brief directory to help researchers find the location of existing and former Anglican (Church of England) parish churches within the modern region of Greater London, as well as provide links to more information on available records. For each church, clicking on the church name takes you to an image of the church, the "Street Location" link is directed to a modern Google Map, and the "Booth Map" links to a page that compares the area on Charles Booth's Poverty Maps to their modern geographic area. This is especially useful if the church no longer exists. "AIM25" is a catalogue of archives held in the London area, and "FamilySearch" pages provide a history of each parish as well as information on available records. The list of churches and links on this page is currently incomplete and is intended to grow.

This directory is divided into the modern 32 London boroughs plus the City of London.

Civil parishes of London, 1965

Contents

Brent

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
St. Mark Harlesden Bathurst Gardens, Brent 1903-1990 Official Parish page
St. Mary Willesden Neasden Lane, Brent 1569-1991 Willesden Parish Records Official Parish page
St. Matthew Willesden Saint Mary's Road 1895-1995

Camden

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
St. George Bloomsbury Bloomsbury Way 1730-1994 Bloomsbury St George St. George's, Bloomsbury
St. Giles in the Fields Holborn St. Giles High Street, Camden 1727-1912
St. John-at-Hampstead Hampstead Church Row 1560-1949 Hampstead St. John St John-at-Hampstead
St. Paul St. Pancras Camden Square 1849-1956 Camden New Town St Paul St. Paul's Church, Camden Square The church building was severely damaged during WWII bombing and was replaced by a 1970s church hall.
St. Stephen the Martyr Hampstead Avenue Rd, Camden 1898-99 Map 1856-1948

City of London

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
St. Andrew Holborn Holborn Circus 1558-1989
St. Clement Eastcheap Clement's Lane 1539-1964 St Clement Eastcheap with St Martin Orgar Saint Clement's was destroyed in the Great Fire of 1666 but rebuilt by Christopher Wren in 1686. It was damaged by bombing in WWII but was restored and is still open.
St. Michael le Querne City of London 1514-1938
St. Olave Tower Ward Hart Street St Olave Hart Street St. Olave is dedicated to the patron saint of Norway, King Olaf II of Norway, who fought alongside the Anglo-Saxon King Ethelred the Unready against the Danes in the Battle of London Bridge in 1014. He was canonised after his death, and St Olave's church was built on the site of the battle. The church is one of only a handful of medieval City churches that escaped the Great Fire of London in 1666. While in exile during the Second World War, King Haakon VII of Norway worshiped there. It is both a local parish church and the Ward Church of the Tower Ward of the City of London.
St. Swithin London Stone Cannon Street 1898-99 Map 1536-1954 A medieval church, rebuilt by Wren but destroyed by bombing during WWII

Ealing

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
St. Mary Ealing Saint Mary's Road 1582-1984 Official website

Greenwich

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
Christ Church East Greenwich Trafalgar Road 1898-99Map 1846-1986 East Greenwich Christ Church
St. Alfege Greenwich Greenwich Church Street 1898-99 Map 1615-1992 Greenwich St Alfege St Alfege Church, Greenwich
St. Margaret Plumstead Vicarage Road Outside boundary of map 1858-1968 Closed and demolished in 1966
St. Mark Plumstead Common Old Mill Rd, Greenwich Outside boundary of map 1895-1969 Saint Mark's was constructed in 1901 and demolished in 1974, with a new church built on the same site in 1976. The parish was merged with Saint Margaret's to form the parish of Saint Mark and Saint Margaret, Plumstead.
St. Mary Magdalene Woolwich Church Street Outside boundary of map 1670-1934 Woolwich St Mary, Kent

Hackney

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
All Saints Clapton Park Blurton Road 1898-99 Map 1873-1972 Clapton Park All Saints Built by 1881, in 1972 parish was united with Saint John, Saint James and All Souls. The building was demolished in 1973 and replaced by flats.
St. Andrew Hoxton Canal Road 1898-99 Map 1865-1948 This church was demolished after 1953
St. Barnabas West Hackney Shacklewell, Hackney 1929-1958
St. Barnabas Homerton Homerton High Street 1898-99 Map 1847-1978
St. John Hoxton New North Rd 1826-1947
St. John at Hackney Hackney Lower Clapton Road 1898-99 Map 1545-1968
St. John of Jerusalem Hackney Lauriston Road 1826-1988
St. Leonard Shoreditch Shoreditch High Street, Hackney 1558-1930 Shoreditch St Leonard St. Leonard's, Shoreditch
St. Luke Hackney Homerton Terrace 1872-1972
St. Mark Dalston St. Mark's Rise 1860-1997 Dalston St. Mark
St. Mary Hoxton Thoresby Street 1898-99 Map 1866-1941

Hammersmith and Fulham

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
St. John Walham Green North End Road 1836-1932 Walham Green St John
St. Matthew Fulham Wandsworth Bridge Road 1884-1993 Fulham St Matthew Established 1884, constructed in 1895 and rebuilt in 1998.
St. Paul Hammersmith Queen Caroline Street 1796-1851 Hammersmith St Paul, Middlesex The church was completely rebuilt in 1883
St. Peter Hammersmith Black Lion Lane 1941-1991 Hammersmith St Peter

Haringey

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
Christ Church West Green Waldeck Road 1889-1981 Tottenham Christ Church The church building was consecrated in 1888.
St. Ann Stamford Hill / South Tottenham South Grove 1861-1996

Hounslow

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
Christ Church Chiswick Turnham Green 1845-1992

Islington

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
City of London Lying-In Hospital Chapel Finsbury City Road 1898-99 Map 1750-1981 Founded in 1750 in Aldersgate Street in the City of London. Moved to City Road in the parish of St Luke, Old Street in 1773. Part of the building was destroyed in WWII and the hospital moved to Islington. The building on City Road was demolished.
St. John Clerkenwell St. John Clerkenwell
St. Luke Finsbury Old Street, Islington 1898-99 Map 1733-1966 Parish united with St. Giles, Cripplegate, the building is now the London Symphony Orchestra's Music Education Centre

Kensington and Chelsea

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
Christ Church Notting Hill Telford Road 1898-99 Map 1881-1941 Christ Church, Notting Hill Demolished after 1940
St. Andrew West Kensington St. Andrew's Rd 1868-1976
St. Helen Kensington Saint Helen's Gardens 1864-1965 Kensington St. Helen
St. John the Evangelist Ladbroke Grove Lansdowne Crescent 1845-1980
St. John's Church World's End Tadema Road, Chelsea 1898-99 Map 1874-1976 Chelsea St John St. John's church was located at Tadema Road but was bombed during the war. Services moved to Saint John's Community Church on Blantyre Street until 1973 when the parish was united with St. Andrew's, Park Walk.
St. Luke Chelsea Sydney Street 1559-1987 Chelsea St Luke

Lambeth

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
St. John the Devine Kennington Vassall Road 1868-1962 St John the Devine, Kennington
St. Philip Lambeth Kennington Road 1898-99 Map 1863-1973

Lewisham

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
St. Catherine Hatcham Pepys Road 1892-1956
St. James Hatcham St. James' 1845-1966
St. John Deptford Lewisham Way 1855-1987
St. Luke Deptford Evelyn Street 1872-1959
St. Nicholas Deptford Deptford Green 1563-1996 Deptford St. Nicholas
St. Paul Deptford Deptford High Street 1730-1966 Deptford St. Paul St. Paul's, Deptford

Richmond upon Thames

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
St. Mary the Virgin Twickenham Church Street 1538-1961 Twickenham St. Mary the Virgin
St. Peter Petersham off Petersham Road Petersham St Peter Petersham Parish Church


Southwark

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
All Saints North Peckham Davey Street 1898-99 Map 1866-1949 All Saints church was located on Davey St off Sumner Road but after it fell into disuse in 1952 it was dismantled and rebuilt at Biggin Hill, Kent. See Peckham history
All Saints Rotherhithe Lower Road, Southwark 1898-99 Map 1840-1967 All Saints church was built by 1840 but declared redundant in 1952, demolished and the site sold. It was located where Ritchie and Wells Houses are located on the map below.
All Saints Walworth Surrey Square 1898-99 Map 1870-1973 The church was damaged by WWII bombing and replaced, and the parish was later merged with St. Stephen, Walworth Common. The building is currently used by the Church of the Lord (Aladura)
Christ Church Bermondsey Parkers Row, Southwark 1898-99 Map 1845-1956 Declared redundant in 1956 and demolished in 1966
Christ Church Southwark Blackfriars Road 1671-1996 The first church was built in 1671 and rebuilt in 1738-1741. It was destroyed by bombing during the blitz and a new church constructed in 1959.
St. Andrew Peckham Glengall Road 1866-1976 St. Andrew's church was constructed in 1866 but closed in 1977, and the building on Glengall Road sold to Celestial Church of Christ.
St. Augustine South Bermondsey Lynton Road, Southwark 1870-1992 St. Augustine's was consecrated in 1878. In 1994 the parish was united with St. Anne's, Thorburn Square.
St. George the Martyr Southwark Borough High Street 1602-1990 St. George the Martyr
St. Giles Camberwell Camberwell Church Street, Southwark 1898-99 Map 1557-1960
St. James Bermondsey Jamaica Road 1829-1988
St. John the Evangelist Walworth Larcom Street, Southwark 1860-1973
St. Luke Peckham Pentridge St formerly Rosemary Road 1898-99 Map 1862-1984
St. Mark Peckham Harders Road 1898-99 Map 1879-1946 This church was built in 1883 but demolished in 1960. It was located on Harders Rd, Southwark.
St. Mary Rotherhithe St. Marychurch Street 1898-99 Map 1556-1955 St. Mary's is the ancient parish church of Rotherhithe, existing since before 1291. The current church was completed in 1716. The church has links with the Mayflower and US pilgrims.
St. Mary Magdalene Bermondsey Bermondsey Street 1548-1969
St. Peter Walworth Liverpool Grove 1898-99 Map 1825-1983 Official parish website
St. Saviour Southwark Borough High Street 1443-1936 Southwark Cathedral
St. Stephen Walworth Common Villa Street 1898-99 Map 1866-1960 Built by 1866 it was closed in 1956 and later demolished.

Tower Hamlets

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
All Hallows Bromley by Bow Devons Road 1898-99 Map 1875-1971 Bromley All Hallows Constructed in 1874, the church suffered damage during WWII but was rebuilt in the 1950s.
All Hallows Poplar East India Docks 1898-99 map 1880-1947 The church was bombed during WWII and was demolished in 1952. Marriage Registers finish 1947. The parish was united to St Nicholas Blackwall Stairs in 1955 as St Nicholas and All Hallows, Aberfeldy Street.
All Saints Poplar Newby Place 1898-99 Map 1711-1992 Poplar All Saints All Saints Church, Poplar
Bow Church see St. Mary, Stratford Bow
Christ Church Poplar Manchester Road 1898-99 Map 1857-1989 Poplar Christ Church
Christ Church Spitalfields Commercial Street 1898-99 Map 1713-1964 Christ Church, Spitalfields The building was completed in 1729. The building fell into disrepair and has been undergoing restoration since the 1960s.
Christ Church Watney Street Watney Street 1898-99 Map 1842-1947 The church was damaged during WWII and subsequently demolished.
Holy Trinity Mile End Old Town Morgan Street 1898-99 Map 1841-1974 Mile End Old Town Holy Trinity
St. Andrew Bethnal Green Viaduct Street 1898-99 Map 1831-1981 Demolished after 1958
St. Anne Limehouse Commercial Road 1898-99 Map 1730-1975 Limehouse St Anne St. Anne's Limehouse
St. Anthony Stepney Globe Road 1898-99 Map 1879-1936 The building was demolished in 1937.
St. Augustine Stepney Settles St 1898-99 Map 1879-1948 The church was badly damaged by WWII bombing and the parish was united with St. Philip the Apostle, Stepney
St. Bartholomew Bethnal Green Coventry Road 1898-99 Map 1836-1977 Bethnal Green St. Bartholomew St. Bartholomew's church was consecrated in 1844. It was damaged during the war and in 1978 the parish was merged with Saint John's and Saint Simon Zelotes and the church converted into flats, currently known as Steeple Court.
St. Dunstan and All Saints Stepney Rectory Square 1898-99 Map 1568-1986 Stepney St. Dunstan St. Dunstan's, Stepney
St. Frideswide Poplar Follett Street 1898-99 Map 1883-1947 Poplar St. Frideswide
St. Gabriel Poplar Chrisp Street 1898-99 Map 1869-1947 Saint Gabriel's was established in 1873. It was bombed during the Second World War and the building was demolished. The parish was united with Saint Saviour, Poplar and with Saint Stephen and Saint Mary The Virgin, Poplar in 1952.
St. George in the East Stepney Cannon Street Road 1898-99 Map 1729-1901 St George in the East St George St. George in the East
St. James Ratcliffe Butcher Row 1898-99 Map 1890-1946 The church was bombed in WWII and the ruins were demolished in 1951
St. James the Great Bethnal Green Bethnal Green Road 1898-99 Map 1844-1987 Bethnal Green St James the Great The church was closed in 1981 and flats were developed at the site, now known as St. James Court. The parish was united with St. Matthew's.
St. James the Less Bethnal Green Saint James' Avenue 1898-99 Map 1843-1971 Bethnal Green St James the Less Official parish website
St. John Cubitt Town Roserton Street 1898-99 map 1872-1965 Cubitt Town Consecrated December 1872, St. John's was damaged during air raids in WWII and demolished in the 1950s. A nearby hall refurbished as a new church and dedicated in 1955. In 1965 the parish was combined with Christ Church and rededicated as the Church of Christ and St John. The hall building was demolished following fire damage in 1970. The original church was in Roserton Street.
St. John's Church at British History Online
St. John Bethnal Green Bethnal Green 1898-99 map 1837-1978
St. John (aka St. John the Evangelist) Limehouse Fields Halley Street 1898-99 Map 1853-1955 Constructed in 1853, bombed in 1940, parish abolished in 1956.
St. John of Wapping Stepney Green Bank 1898-99 Map 1617-1945 Wapping
St. Jude Bethnal Green Old Bethnal Green Road 1898-99 Map 1846-1951 Damaged during WWII and demolished
St. Luke Limehouse Burdett Road 1898-99 Map 1869-1958 Demolished in 1961
St. Luke Millwall Westferry Road, Isle of Dogs 1864-1964 This church was located at West Ferry Road, Isle of Dogs. It was damaged during WWII and a new chapel was constructed in the 1960s.
St. Mark Bow Victoria Park 1869-1974
St. Mary Stratford Bow Bow Road 1898-99 Map 1538-2011 Stratford Bow St Mary Bow Church A chapel was built in 1311 and expanded in 1490. The church was damaged during WWII but restored and is still open.
St. Mary-atte-Bow see St. Mary, Stratford Bow
St. Mary Bromley St. Leonard Bromley High Street 1898-99 Map 1622-1960 The lady chapel of Benedictine convent of St. Leonard, it became the parish church in 1536. It was destroyed by bombing and the construction of the Blackwall Tunnel northern approach road.
St. Mary Whitechapel Whitechapel High Street 1898-99 Map 1558-1947 The church was badly damaged in WWII and was pulled down.
St. Matthew Bethnal Green St. Matthew's Row 1898-99 Map 1746-1996 Bethnal Green St Matthew The church was built by 1746. Fire damage closed the building from 1859-1861, and it was damaged by bombing during WWII but was restored and is still open.
St. Matthias Poplar Woodstock Terrace 1842-1969 Poplar St Matthias St. Matthias was consecrated in 1867 but declared redundant in 1977, and the parish was united with Poplar parish.
St. Michael and All Angels Bromley St. Leonard's Road 1898-99 Map 1862-1975 Bromley St Michael and All Angels The church was built 1864-65 but has now been converted into flats, currently known as St. Michael's Court.
St. Paul Bow Common Burdett Road 1898-99 Map Official website
St. Paul Shadwell The Highway 1635-1974 Shadwell
St. Peter Limehouse Garford Street 1898-99 Map 1866-1968 Limehouse St Peter
St. Peter Mile End Old Town Cephas Street 1839-1957
St. Philip Bethnal Green Swanfield St 1898-99 Map 1840-1953 The parish was formed in 1842 from part of St. Matthew's. It was a very poor parish. In 1954 the parish was reunited with St. Matthew and the building was demolished in 1966.
St. Philip Stepney Newark Street 1838-1979 St. Philip's was built by 1821 and consecrated 1823. By 1892 the church had fallen into disrepair and was rebuilt. It was declared redundant in 1979 and the building is now used by the Royal London Hospital.
St. Saviour Poplar Northumbria Street 1860-1977 Poplar St Saviour
St. Stephen Bow / Tredegar Road Tredegar Rd 1898-99 Map 1858-1982 The church was destroyed by bombing in WWII
St. Thomas Stepney Arbour Square 1898-99 Map 1840-1940 Stepney St Thomas Established 1838. The church was bombed and closed in 1940. In 1951 the parish was united to St. Dunstans. The church ruins were demolished in 1955 and replaced by flats.

Wandsworth

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
All Saints Wandsworth High Street 1603-1942 Wandsworth All Saints
St. Andrew Battersea Stockdale Road 1898-99 Map 1886-1942 Destroyed by bombing during WWII
St. George the Martyr Battersea Nine Elms Lane, Battersea 1898-99 Map 1853-1991 Battersea St George, Surrey The church was in use until 1953 and destroyed by fire in 1960
St. Mary Putney High Street, Wandsworth 1620-1979 Putney
St. Mary Summerstown Keeble Street 1827-1973 Summers Town

Westminster

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Name of Church Location Street Location Booth Map AIM25 record (years available) FamilySearch link Wikipedia link Notes
All Saints Paddington Norfolk Square 1898-99 Map 1847-1925 Paddington All Saints Closed in 1919 and later demolished.
Emmanuel Paddington Harrow Road 1886-1990 Paddington Emmanual, Harrow Road
St. Anne Soho Dean St 1560-1985 St Anne and St Agnes with St John Zachary St. Anne's Church, Soho
St. James Paddington Sussex Gardens 1655-1981
St. John Paddington Hyde Park Crescent 1832-1960 Paddington St John
St. John the Evangelist Kensal Green Harrow Road 1898-99 Map 1845-1970
St. Jude Kensal Green Lancefield Street 1898-99 Map 1878-1959 Kensal Green St Jude
St. Martin-in-the-Fields Westminster Trafalgar Square St Martin in the Fields St Martin-in-the-Fields Official parish website
St. Mary Bryanston Square Bryanston Square, St Marylebone 1825-1963 St Mary's, Bryanston Square
St. Mary Paddington Green Paddington Green 1820-1954 St. Mary on Paddington Green
St. Mary Magdalene Paddington Woodchester Street, Westminster 1865-1979
St. Marylebone Marylebone Marylebone Road 1679-2008 St. Marylebone Parish Church
St. Michael and All Angels Paddington Star Street 1898-99 Map 1854-1964 Demolished in 1969
St. Paul Marylebone Portman Square 1883-1986 This church was closed and demolished in 1972.
St. Paul Paddington Harrow Road 1898-99 Map 1869-1948 The church was bombed in 1940 and demolished in 1953.
St. Peter Paddington Elgin Avenue 1898-99 Map 1866-1980 Paddington St Peter
St. Stephen Paddington Westbourne Park Road 1856-2002 Paddington St Stephen
St. Thomas Marylebone Portman Square 1858-1951 This church in Portman Square was demolished in 1931.