Ash, Surrey Genealogy

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

Ash, Surrey
Type England Jurisdictions
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Godley; Woking
County Surrey, England Genealogy
Poor Law Union Farnham
Registration District Farnborough; Farnham
Records begin
Parish registers: 1548
Bishop's Transcripts: 1692
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]

Ash St Peter is an ancient parish in Surrey and includes within its boundary the village and civil parish of Normandy.[1]

Resources[edit | edit source]

Church records[edit | edit source]

Online Ash Parish Register Images and Indexes
1587 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1854 Ancestry[3] 1780-1836 Ancestry[4] 1813-1854 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1548-1840 FreeREG[6] 1548-1840 FreeREG[6] 1548-1840 FreeREG[6]
1548-1837 findmypast[7] 1549-1865 findmypast[8]

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

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.

From 1846-1869 see Farnborough registration district

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 (£).[9]

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. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Ash in Parishes Not In A Borough. Indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Ash in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Ash in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Ash in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  7. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 18 September 2012.
  8. '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.
  9. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,', accessed 27 June 2012.