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Morden, Surrey
St Lawrence, Morden (1851)

Surrey Morden
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wallington
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Croydon PLU
Registration District Croydon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1634
Bishop's Transcripts: 1679
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Ewell
Diocese Winchester
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Location of Archive
Surrey Record Office

Contents

Parish History

MORDEN (St. Lawrence), a parish, in the union of Croydon, Second division of the hundred of Wallington, E. division of Surrey, 1 mile (W. S. W.)from Mitcham, and 10 miles (S. W. by S.) from London.[1]

Resources

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.

Church records

Online Morden Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1634
1634
1634
Images
1679-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1865 Ancestry[3] 1801-1856 Ancestry[4] 1813-1865 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1634-1812 FreeREG[6] 1634-1812 FreeREG[6] 1634-1812 FreeREG[6]
1634-1812 FamilyHistoryBooks 1634-1812 FamilyHistoryBooks 1634-1812 FamilyHistoryBooks
1634-1812 Ancestry[7] 1634-1812 Ancestry[7] 1634-1812 Ancestry[7]
1634-1865 FamilySearch[8] 1635-1767 FindMyPast[9] 1634-1840 FindMyPast[10]
1734-1865 FamilySearch[11]
1790-1812 Ancestry[12]


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 474665.

Probate records

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

Maps and Gazetteers

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Websites

Wikipedia
Wikipedia has more about this subject: St Lawrence Church, Morden

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 25 February 2014.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as St Lawrence, Morden in Merton Borough. Marriages from 1801 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Morden in Merton Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Morden in Merton Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Morden in Merton Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  7. 7.0 7.1 7.2 'About Surrey, England, Extracted Parish Records,' Ancestry, accessed 12 May 2012.
  8. Batches C014152, P014151, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  9. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
  10. '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.
  11. Batch M014151, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  12. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm

 

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