Bermondsey Churches and Chapels

Welcome to our Bermondsey Churches and Chapels page. Bermondsey is in south east London and has the post codes SE1, SE15 and SE16. It is within the London Borough of Southwark.

FamLoc includes details on Bermondsey Churches and Chapels, including parish register info, and provides map location links. Wherever possible, we have included A Church Near You website, which lists every church in the Church of England with accurate maps, contact information, and other info; and we also include, where relevant, the Lost Churches link.

We welcome input from Local and family historians on Bermondsey.More information on Bermondsey churches can be found in

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Cambridge University Mission

Old Jamaica Road, SE16 4TE
Cambridge University Mission, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Cambridge University Mission, Bermondsey, map link
This may have never been used as a place of worship, and is not included in the LMA list of churches, and there are no registers, but it is listed in the Anglican Lost Churches website as being founded in 1907.

Bermondsey, Clare College Mission

Also known as EPIPHANY, ROTHERHITHE (see below)

Charterhouse Mission

Long Lane, Bermondsey
London Borough of Southwark
See SAINT HUGH

Christ Church

Parkers Row, Bermondsey, SE1
London Borough of Southwark
Demolished
Christ Church, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Christ Church, Bermondsey, map link
At London Metropolitan Archives: P71/CTC1
C 1845-1951 M 1848-1956

Clare College Mission

Also known as EPIPHANY (see below)

Epiphany, Rotherhithe

Also known as Bermondsey, Clare College Mission
Dilston Grove, Rotherhithe
Dilston Grove no longer exists; the site is off Abbeyfield Road on the edge of Southwark Park
London Borough of Southwark
Epiphany, Rotherhithe Lost Churches web link
Epiphany, Rotherhithe map link
AT LMA: P71/CCM
C 1886-1929 M 1921-1950

Saint Andrew

Abbey Street SE1
“temporary mission church created from St Mary Magdalene without separate registers,” it seems to have been destroyed in WWII
Saint Andrew, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Saint Andrew, Bermondsey, map link (approximate)

Saint Andrew’s Presbyterian Church (Non Conformist)

Bermondsey
London Borough of Southwark
Location not known at present
LMA/4386/A/004
1904 Jun 1967 Dec
Register of baptisms (contains marriages 1908 – 1914 and LMA/4386/A/004
1950)

Saint Anne, Bermondsey

Bermondsey Churches: St. Anne's Church, Bermondsey
Thorburn Square, Bermondsey, SE1
London Borough of Southwark
Saint Anne, Bermondsey, web link
Saint Anne, Bermondsey, map link
P71/ANN
C 1866-1935 M 1871-1943

Saint Augustine, South Bermondsey

Bermondsey Churches: St. Augustine, Bermondsey
Lynton Road, South Bermondsey, SE1
London Borough of Southwark
Converted or used for purposes other than worship
Saint Augustine, South Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Saint Augustine, South Bermondsey, map link
AT LMA: P71/AUG
C 1872-1990 M 1878-1990

Saint Bartholomew

Barkworth Road, SE16 3BY
Later known as SOUTH BERMONDSEY, ST BARTHOLOMEW
London Borough of Southwark
Saint Bartholomew, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Saint Bartholomew, Bermondsey, map link
AT LMA: P73/BAT
C 1889-1992 M 1888-1985

Saint Crispin

Southwark Park Road, Bermondsey, SE16
London Borough of Southwark
Saint Crispin, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Saint Crispin, Bermondsey, map link
The original church was destroyed during World War II and rebuilt on the same site. The replacement church is converted or used for purposes other than worship.
AT LMA: P71/CRI
C 1874-1941 M 1880-1997

Saint Hugh

Crosby Row, Bermondsey,
London Borough of Southwark
Saint Hugh, Bermondsey, web link
Saint Hugh, Bermondsey, map link
NOT DEPOSITED
C 1885- M 1957-

Saint James

Bermondsey Churches: St. Jamess Church, Bermondsey
Jamaica Road, Bermondsey, SE16
London Borough of Southwark
AT LMA: P71/JS
C 1830-1949 M 1830-1952 B 1829-1879

Saint Katharine, Rotherhithe

Eugenia Road, SE16
London Borough of Southwark
Saint Katharine, Rotherhithe, Lost Churches web link
Saint Katharine, Rotherhithe, map link
We have placed this church under Bermondsey because the Anglican website Lost Churches places it thus.
A new church of Bermondsey, St Katharine with St Bartholomew was built on the site in 1960.
AT LMA: P71/KAT
C 1883-1956 M 1886-1956

Saint Luke

Grange Road, Bermondsey, SE1
London Borough of Southwark
Saint Luke, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Saint Luke, Bermondsey, map link
Demolished in 1966 and the site sold to the Greater London Council as a playground for the Boutcher C of E School.
AT LMA: P71/LUK
C 1885-1959 M 1886-1961

Saint Mary Magdalen

Bermondsey Street, Bermondsey, SE1 3UW
London Borough of Southwark
Saint Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, web link
Saint Mary Magdalen, Bermondsey, map link
AT LMA: P71/MMG
C 1548-1968 M 1548-1967 B 1548-1865

Saint Olave

Bermondsey Churches: St. Olave's Church, Bermondsey
Tooley Street, Bermondsey, SE1 2PR
London Borough of Southwark
It became redundant in 1926 and was demolished. It is now the location of St Olaf House, which houses part of London Bridge Hospital
Saint Olave, Bermondsey, map location
AT LMA: P71/OLA
C 1582-1915 M 1583-1918 B 1583-1847

Saint Paul

Kipling Street, Bermondsey, SE1
London Borough of Southwark
Church demolished and site now occupied by flats (Sarah Swift House, named after a former Matron of the hospital).
Saint Paul, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Saint Paul, Bermondsey, map link
AT LMA: P71/PAU
C 1846-1947 M 1848-1956

St Peter’s Mission Hall

Purbrook Street, Bermondsey, SE1
“Listed in 1923 and 1937 Diocesan Directories as a licensed place of worship in Bermondsey, St Mary parish. Demolished some time after World War 2 and the site is now occupied by the Magdalen Tenants Hall (dedicated 1960 by the Vicar of Bermondsey).”
St Peter’s Mission Hall, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
St Peter’s Mission Hall, Bermondsey, map link

St Philip the Apostle

Avondale Square, SE1
This is listed by the Lost Churches website under Camberwell.
Bombed in WWII. A new church was built on the site of the old one.
St Philip the Apostle, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link

Saint Saviour

Southwark Park Road, Bermondsey
London Borough of Southwark
Little is known about this church, not even its exact location, but there are registers at LMA.
Saint Saviour, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
AT LMA: See SAINT CRISPIN
P71/CRI
C 1874-1941 M 1880-1950

Saint Stephen’s Mission Church

Tenda Road, Bermondsey, SE16
London Borough of Southwark
Church demolished. Tenda Road has been redeveloped.
Saint Stephen’s Mission Church, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Saint Stephen’s Mission Church, Bermondsey, map link
AT LMA: See SAINT AUGUSTINE
P71/AUG
C 1872-1873

Saint Thomas

Bermondsey Churches: St. Thomas Church, Bermondsey
St Thomas’s Street, SE1
It is now the Herb Garret and Operating Theatre Museum.
Saint Thomas, Bermondsey, Lost Churches web link
Saint Thomas, Bermondsey, map link
More history of the church is on their website at
www.thegarret.org.uk/church.htm

South Bermondsey, St Bartholomew

See SAINT BARTHOLOMEW

Southwark Park Methodist Chapel (Non Conformist)

Bermondsey
London Borough of Southwark
It seems this was a Wesleyan church. Exact location not known at present.
X099/316
1937 Dec 1944 Sep
Register of marriages N/M/043/43/001
X099/316
1955 Mar
Register of marriages, one entry only N/M/043/43/002

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


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