Summers Town Surrey Family History Guide

Summers Town is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1845 from Wandsworth All Saints Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Summer Town, Summerstown

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: None
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1846

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wimbledon St Mary
  • Wandsworth St Anne
  • Wandsworth All Saints
  • Fulham All Saints

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

SUMMERSTOWN, a chapelry in Garrat hamlet, Wandsworth parish, Surrey; on the river Wandle, 1½ mile NE of Wimbledon r. station. It was constituted in 1845. Post town, Garrat, under Tooting, London SW. Rated property, £5,282. Pop., 920. Houses, 186. The property is much subdivided. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £195. Patrons, Trustees. The church is in the pointed style.

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: Wandsworth
Probate Court: Pre-1846 - Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey, Post-1845 - Court of the Bishop of London (Episcopal Consistory)
Diocese: Pre-1846 - Winchester, Post-1845 - London
Rural Deanery: 1845-1865 - Southwark, 1865-1879 - Streatham
Poor Law Union: Wandsworth and Clapham
Hundred: Brixton
Province: Canterbury