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

Introduction

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.

Visitor Access, Directions & Contacts

Access contact details

Opening is unrestricted.

Directions

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

Owners

Diocese of Southwark

Features & Designations

Designations

  • Conservation Area

  • The National Heritage List for England: Listed Building

  • Reference: All Saints Church, Memorial to Vice-Admiral Robert FitzRoy
  • Grade: II
Key Information

Type

Burial Ground

Purpose

Burial Ground

Principal Building

Churchyard

Survival

Extant

Open to the public

Yes

References

Contributors

  • London Parks and Gardens Trust