Alfold, Surrey Genealogy

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Guide to Alfold, Surrey ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Alfold, Surrey
Alfold St Nicholas Surrey.jpg
Alfold St Nicholas
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Blackheath
County Surrey, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Hambledon
Registration District Hambledon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1658
Bishop's Transcripts: 1587
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Stoke
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Location of Archive
Surrey History Centre

Parish History[edit | edit source]

ALFOLD (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Hambledon, First division of the hundred of Blackheath, W. division of Surrey, 8½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Godalming.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Church Records[edit | edit source]

Online Alfold, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1658-1875 FamilySearch[2] 1659-1876 FamilySearch[3] 1587-1865 findmypast[4]
1658-1841 FreeREG[5] 1659-1837 findmypast[6] 1658-1840 FreeREG[5]

Link to the FamilySearch Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Alfold

Non-Conformists (All other Religions)[edit | edit source]

Civil Registration[edit | edit source]

Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The civil registration article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is FreeBMD.

Census Records[edit | edit source]

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library.

See Surrey Census

Probate Records[edit | edit source]

Surrey will abstracts (1470-1858) are available online at British Origins (£).[7]

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Surrey Probate Records to find the name of the court having primary jurisdiction. Scroll down in the article to the section Court Jurisdictions by Parish.

Taxation[edit | edit source]

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Websites[edit | edit source]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848) Date accessed: 24 September 2013.
  2. Batches C067911, C067912, C067913, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batches M067911, M067912, M067913, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  4. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012. For a breakdown of missing years, see 'National Burial Index - Coverage: Surrey,' Federation of Family History Societies, accessed 11 April 2012.
  5. 5.05.1 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  6. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 18 September 2012.
  7. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,', accessed 27 June 2012.