Stockwell Surrey Family History Guide

Stockwell is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1845 from Lambeth St Mary Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Brixton St Michael

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1845
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Kennington St Mark
  • Brixton St Matthew
  • South Kennington

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

STOCKWELL, a chapelry in Lambeth parish, Surrey; on the Metropolitan Extension railway, between Camberwell and Clapham, 3 miles SSW of St. Paul's, London. It forms a suburb to the metropolis; and has post-offices under London SW, and two r. stations. Pop. in 1861, 7,265. Houses, 1,217. The manor belonged to the Crown; and passed to the Earls of Devon, the Chutes, and the Thorneycrofts. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £400. Patron, the Incumbent of Kennington-St. Mark. The church was built in 1840. There are two other churches, in the patronage of trustees. There are also three dissenting chapels, a proprietory grammar-school, national schools, and a British school.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records


Online Records (Free)

England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Lambeth
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Pre-1846 - Winchester, Post-1845 - London
Rural Deanery: Southwark
Poor Law Union: Lambeth
Hundred: Brixton
Province: Canterbury