A settlement which grew up on the borders of Lewisham, Charlton and Greenwich parishes.


Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. Holy Trinity: Blackheath Hill. (map ref G)  Church built 1839, now demolished; parish created 1849, refounded 1858 from Greenwich St Alphege.   Original registers from 1868.
  2. Church of The Ascension: Dartmouth Row. (map ref R)  Built as a chapel of ease 1697, rebuilt 1750/1838; parish created 1883 from Lewisham St Mary.   Original registers from 1879.
  3. St Michael & All Angels Blackheath Park. (map ref E)
  4. All Saints Blackheath Vale. (map ref Q)
  5. St John the Evangelist St John's Park. (map ref H)

Roman Catholic

  1. St Mary: Cresswell Park.  Built 1872 as orphanage with chapel open to public; closed 1904. No information on registers
  2. Our Lady Help of Christians: Cresswell Park.  Church built 1890-1.   Original registers from 1874.


  1. Congregational: Independents Rd, Blackheath.  (1854-1940 des.). No information on registers
  2. Congregational: Lawn Terrace, Blackheath.  (1854). No information on registers


  • Other: Morden College Chapel, Blackheath.  Original registers from 1702.
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