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Witley, Surrey
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Godalming
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Hambledon PLU
Registration District Hambledon
Records begin
Parish registers: 1653
Bishop's Transcripts: 1689
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

WITLEY (All Saints), a parish, in the union of Hambledon, Second division of the hundred of Godalming, W. division of Surrey, 4 miles (S. W. by S.) from Godalming. There is a place of worship for Calvinists.[1]

Resources

Church records

Online Witley Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
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1653
Images
1689, 1692-1693, 1800-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1843 Ancestry[3] 1800-1842 Ancestry[4] 1813-1844 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1753-1875 FamilySearch[6] 1736-1812
1837-1875
FamilySearch[7] 1653-1865 FindMyPast[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.

Taxation

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Websites

References

  1. Lewis,Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 18 February 2014.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as All Saints, Witley in Parishes Not In A Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Witley in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Witley in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry (£). Described as Witley in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. Batch C040651, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  7. Batch M040651, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  8. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012.
  9. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,' Origins.net, accessed 27 June 2012.

 

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