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Alfold, Surrey family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.


Parish History

ALFOLD, Aldfold, or Awfold, a parish in the district of Hambledon, and counties of Surrey and Sussex; on the Wey and Arundel canal, 6½ miles SE of Witley r. station, and 8 SSE of Godalming.[1]

Church records

Online Alfold, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1658-1875 FamilySearch[2] 1659-1876 FamilySearch[3] 1587-1865 findmypast[4]
1658-1841 FreeREG[5] 1659-1837 findmypast[6] 1658-1840 FreeREG[5]

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Contributor: Include here information for parish registers, Bishop’s Transcripts, non conformist and other types of church records, such as parish chest records. Add the contact information for the office holding the original records.

Link to the Family History Library Catalogue showing the film numbers in their collection Alfold and


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 474648.

See Surrey Census

Probate records

Surrey will abstracts (1470-1858) are available online at British Origins (£).[7]

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Web sites


  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 31-34. Date accessed 4 February 2013. Adapted.
  2. Batches C067911, C067912, C067913, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batches M067911, M067912, M067913, 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. 5.0 5.1 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  6. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 18 September 2012.
  7. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,', accessed 27 June 2012.


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