All Saints with St Margaret Churchyard, Upper Norwood (also known as Parish of Upper Norwood, All Saints and St Margaret)7335

London, England, Greater London

Brief Description

In the churchyard is a memorial to Robert FitzRoy (1805-1865), who entered the Royal Navy at the age of 13 and was later notable as Captain of HMS Beagle in 1831-36, inviting Charles Darwin to accompany the voyage. He was also a noted meteorologist and former Governor of New Zealand.

History

All Saints church was built in 1827-9 as a Chapel of Ease to Croydon Parish Church of St John the Baptist, established when Upper Norwood was becoming fashionable; the parish of St Margaret was added in 2003.

Visitor Facilities

Opening is unrestricted.
Access & Directions

Access Contact Details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

London Overground: Crystal Palace then bus. Bus: 50, 196, 259, 469.
Contact

Telephone

01793 445050

Official Website

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Other websites

Owners

  • Diocese of Southwark

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust