Woolwich St Thomas is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Kent, created in 1845 from Woolwich St Mary Ancient Parish and Charlton next Woolwich Ancient Parish.

Parish church: St Thomas

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1850
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1850

Nonconformists include: Baptist, Bible Christian Methodist, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Independent/Congregational, Particular Baptist, Presbyterian Church in England, Roman Catholic, Scottish Presbyterian Church, Welsh Calvinistic Methodist, Wesleyan Methodist, and Wesleyan Methodist Association.

Adjacent Parishes

Historical Descriptions

See Woolwich, Essex & Kent Family History Guide


Vision of Britain historical maps


  • County: Kent
  • Civil Registration District: Greenwich
  • Probate Court: Pre-1845 – Courts of the Bishop (Episcopal Consistory) and Archdeaconry of Rochester, Post-1844 – Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
  • Diocese: Pre-1845 – Rochester, Post-1844 – London
  • Rural Deanery: Pre-1845 – Dartford, 1845-1861 – None
  • Poor Law Union: Greenwich
  • Hundred: Blackheath (Kent)
  • Province: Canterbury

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