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Reigate, Surrey
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Reigate
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Reigate PLU
Registration District Reigate
Records begin
Parish registers: 1556; Separate registers exist for Redhill beginning 1843
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

REIGATE (St. Mary Magdalene), a borough, market-town, and parish, and the head of a union, in the First division of the hundred of Reigate, E. division of Surrey, 18 miles (E.) from Guildford, and 21 (S. byW.) from London.[1]

Resources

Church records

Online Reigate, Surrey Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
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1558
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Indexes 1800-1869 FamilySearch[2] 1558-1608
1800-1812
1826-1869
FamilySearch[3] 1813-1840 FindMyPast[4]
1559-1698 FindMyPast[5]


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 474664.

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

Parish History

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Websites

References

  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), 655-659. Date accessed: 8 October 2013.
  2. Batch C054701, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batch M054701, 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. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.

 

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