Forest Hill Churches and Chapels

Forest Hill is in the London Borough of Lewisham, and has the post code SE23.

Wherever possible, we have included A Church Near You website, which lists every church in the Church of England with accurate maps, contact information, service times and much more. We also include a map link for Forest Hill churches and chapels.
Wherever possible, we include a map link for the churches and chapels, and for the Anglican churches we include a web link to that body’s website, which includes more info about the particular church.
For some ex-churches we have included the Lost Churches website link.

We welcome input from Local and family historians on Forest Hill churches and chapels.

Brockley Rise Wesleyan Methodist Chapel

Brockley Rise, Forest Hill
Brockley Rise Wesleyan Methodist Chapel map link
London Borough of Lewisham
Register of marriages: 1902 – 1974

Christ Church, Forest Hill

Christ Church, Forest Hill
Forest Hill, SE23 2UJ
London Borough of Lewisham
Christ Church, Forest Hill web link
Christ Church, Forest Hill map link
LMA: P86/CTC1
Bapt. 1854 – 1962;
Banns 1907 – 1990;
Marr. 1855 – 1984;
Bur. 1854 – 1949 (few after 1900)
Conf. 1920 – 1966
Graves 1866 – 1869
Lewisham:
Bapt. 1854 – 1962;
Marr. 1855 – 1969;
Bur. 1854 – 1949 (few after 1900)
Transcripts and other printed lists:
Monumental Inscriptions by Guy
Neville, 1976 (In Doris Pullen. Forest Hill, 1979).

German Church

German Church, Forest Hill
50 Dacres Road, Forest Hill, SE23 2NR
German Church, Forest Hill map location
LMA:
Registers 1876 – 1967

Saint Augustine

Honor Oak Park, Forest Hill, SE23 3LE
London Borough of Lewisham
Saint Augustine, Forest Hill web link
Saint Augustine, Forest Hill map location
Register of Baptisms: 1872-1960
Register of Marriages: 1874-1987
Banns 1898-1982

Saint James’ Methodist Church

Stanstead Road, Forest Hill
London Borough of Lewisham
Saint James’ Methodist Church, Forest Hill map location
We do not know the exact location; the link is merely Stanstead Road
Register of Marriages: 1908 – 1966

Saint George, Perry Hill

Woolstone Road, Forest Hill, SE23 2AG
London Borough of Lewisham
Saint George, Perry Hill, Forest Hill web link
Saint George, Perry Hill, Forest Hill map location
Register of Baptisms: 1871 – 1945
Register of marriages: 1880 – 1990
Banns 1895 – 1992

Saint Paul

Taymount Rise, Forest Hill, SE23 3US
Refer also to SAINT PAUL Waldenshaw Road
London Borough of Lewisham
Saint Paul, Forest Hill Lost Churches web link
Saint Paul, Forest Hill map location
Originally a Congregational church (1863-1939), thereafter St Luke’s Spiritualist Church until bought by the Church of England in 1950 to replace the church bombed in the war. Re-consecrated to St Paul on 24 January 1965. There is a single bell dating from 1879.
Converted or used for purposes other than worship
AT LMA: P86/PAU
C 1878-1912 M 1887-
Lewisham:
Bapt. 1912 – 1987
Marr. 1887 – 1991

Saint Paul

Waldenshaw Road, Forest Hill, SE23 3XP
Refer also to SAINT PAUL Taymount Rise
London Borough of Lewisham
Saint Paul, Forest Hill Lost Churches web link
Saint Paul, Forest Hill map location
Demolished. This was the original St Paul’s church, destroyed in World War 2.
The site was sold in 1969 for £8723 to the Greater London Council for a
school building (currently known as the Fairlawn Primary School Annexe).

Saint Saviour

Brockley Rise, Forest Hill, SE23 1JN
London Borough of Lewisham
Saint Saviour, Forest Hill web link
Saint Saviour, Forest Hill map location
Lewisham:
Bapt. 1866 – 1967;
Banns 1869 – 1991;
Marr. 1867 – 1984;

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