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Virginia Water, Surrey
Type Ecclesiastical Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Godley
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Windsor PLU
Registration District Windsor
Records begin
Parish registers: 1838
Bishop's Transcripts: 1839
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

Contents

Parish History

VIRGINIA-WATER, a chapelry in Egham parish, Surrey; on the London, Wokingham, and Reading railway, 4 miles WSW of Staines.[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 Virginia Water, Surrey Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
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1839
Indexes 1839-1865 FindMyPast[2]


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 474662.

Probate records

Surrey will abstracts (1470-1858) are available online at British Origins (£).[3]

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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Websites

References

  1. John Marius Wilson, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales 1870-72). Adapted. Date accessed: 18 February 2014.
  2. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012.
  3. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,' Origins.net, accessed 27 June 2012.

 

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