Genealogy Index 1900 Wedding
St John of Jerusalem
Penshurst Road Whiteway Census Data
St John of Jerusalem with Christ Church
145 Lauriston Rd Hackney, London

July 2003
View of St John of Jerusalem Church from Lauriston Road

Richard Chamberlin and Kate Whiteway were married at this South Hackney church September 26, 1900   (Wedding Photo).   Their first home and scene of the wedding reception was at 2 Penshurst Road, Hackney.

St John's was built in 1848 and can hold 1500 people.   The walls are Kentish stone faced with Speldhurst stone.   The original stone spire was damaged during the 2nd world war and replaced by the current copper clad wooden structure.   Its nave is 60 feet in height and the spire 187 feet.

Second page of photos

photos by Gary Chiang, July 2003

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Richard and Kate Chamberlin's local church from 1906 to about 1940 and the site of the weddings of their daughters Mabel and Alice was
St James Church, Kidbrooke, London.
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