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Little Bookham, Surrey
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Effingham
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Epsom PLU
Registration District Epsom
Records begin
Parish registers: 1642
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 Record Office


Parish History

BOOKHAM, LITTLE, a parish, in the union of Epsom, hundred of Effingham, W. division of Surrey, 3½ miles (W. S. W.) from Leatherhead.[1]

Little Bookham, Surrey ancestry, family history, and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Church records

Online Little Bookham, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1587-1840 FreeREG[2] 1631-1640s FamilySearch[3] 1587-1869 FreeREG[2]
1631-1835 FamilySearch[4] 1632-1773 findmypast[5] 1588-1865 findmypast[6]
1670-1835 FreeREG[2]
1670-1837 findmypast[7]
1780-1812 Ancestry[8]

Civil Registration

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

Census records from 1841 to 1911 are available online. For access, see England Census Records and Indexes Online. Census records from 1841 to 1891 are also available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. The first film number is 474661.

Probate records

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.


Maps and Gazetteers

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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848) Date accessed: 24 September 2013.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  3. Batch M017181, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  4. Batches C017182, P017181, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  5. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
  6. '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.
  7. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 18 September 2012.
  8. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  9. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,', accessed 27 June 2012.


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