Forest Hill

Forest Hill

Settlement on the western side of Lewisham.

 

Churches and Chapels (pre-1910)

Church of England

  1. Christ Church: South Rd. (map ref H)  Church built 1852-4; parish created 1855 from Lewisham St Mary.   Original registers from 1854.
  2. St Saviour: Brockley Rise. (map ref I)  Church built 1865-6; parish created 1867 from Forest Hill Christchurch.   Original registers from 1867.
  3. St Paul: Waldenshaw Rd. (map ref J)  Church 1882-3, destroyed 1943; parish created 1887 from Forest Hill Christchurch. No information on registers

Baptist

  1. Baptist: Zion, Malham Rd, Forest Hill.  (1878-1963 closed). No information on registers
  2. Baptist: Dartmouth Rd, Forest Hill.  (1854). No information on registers

Independent/Congregational

  • Congregational: Queens Rd., later Taymount Rise, Forest Hill.  (1863). No information on registers

Presbyterian

  • Presbyterian: St John, Devonshire Rd, Forest Hill.  (1871).   Original registers from 1877.

Wesleyan/Methodist

  1. Methodist: Trinity Church New Connexion, Perry Vale, Forest Hill.  (1865-1920).   Original registers from 1866.
  2. Methodist: St James, Wastdale Rd, later Stanstead Rd, Forest Hill.  Original registers from 1885.
  3. Methodist: Stansted Rd, Forest Hill.  (1856).   Original registers from 1882.

Other

  1. Bible Christian: West Kent Park, Forest Hill.  (1860-1909 sold). No information on registers
  2. Other: Dietrich Bonhoeffer German Evangelical Church, Forest Hill.  Original registers from 1876.
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