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CAPEL (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Dorking, Second division of the hundred of Wotton, W. division of Surrey, 6 miles (S. by E.) from Dorking; containing 989 inhabitants. It comprises 5522 acres, of which 105 are common or waste; 813 acres are exempt from tithes. The lands are principally arable, producing good crops of wheat and oats, and the soil is also well adapted to the growth of timber. Broom Hall here, is an elegant edifice, on the south-eastern confines of Leith Hill. The living is a donative, in the patronage of Charles Webb, Esq., with a net income of £84: the tithes have been commuted for £610. The church was enlarged in 1836, at the expense of J. S. Broadwood, Esq.
 
CAPEL (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Dorking, Second division of the hundred of Wotton, W. division of Surrey, 6 miles (S. by E.) from Dorking; containing 989 inhabitants. It comprises 5522 acres, of which 105 are common or waste; 813 acres are exempt from tithes. The lands are principally arable, producing good crops of wheat and oats, and the soil is also well adapted to the growth of timber. Broom Hall here, is an elegant edifice, on the south-eastern confines of Leith Hill. The living is a donative, in the patronage of Charles Webb, Esq., with a net income of £84: the tithes have been commuted for £610. The church was enlarged in 1836, at the expense of J. S. Broadwood, Esq.
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 501-511. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50856  Date accessed: 01 June 2010.
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From: ''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 501-511. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50856  Date accessed: 01 June 2010.
  
 
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Parish History[edit | edit source]

CAPEL (St. John the Baptist), a parish, in the union of Dorking, Second division of the hundred of Wotton, W. division of Surrey, 6 miles (S. by E.) from Dorking; containing 989 inhabitants. It comprises 5522 acres, of which 105 are common or waste; 813 acres are exempt from tithes. The lands are principally arable, producing good crops of wheat and oats, and the soil is also well adapted to the growth of timber. Broom Hall here, is an elegant edifice, on the south-eastern confines of Leith Hill. The living is a donative, in the patronage of Charles Webb, Esq., with a net income of £84: the tithes have been commuted for £610. The church was enlarged in 1836, at the expense of J. S. Broadwood, Esq.

From: Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 501-511. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50856 Date accessed: 01 June 2010.

Resources[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.

Church records[edit | edit source]

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Census records[edit | edit source]

Probate records[edit | edit source]

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.

Maps and Gazetteers[edit | edit source]

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Web sites[edit | edit source]

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