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Parish History

'Byfleet, a village and a parish in Chertsey district, Surrey. The village stands near the river Wey, the Junction canal, and is 2½ miles west by northwest of Cobham.'[1]


Byfleet, 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.

Church records

Online Byfleet, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1698
1729
1728
Indexes 1698-1840 FreeREG[2] 1729-1837 findmypast[3] 1728-1840 FreeREG[2]
1800-1844 FamilySearch[4] 1813-1841 FamilySearch[5] 1728-1865 findmypast[6]



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. Add links to the Family History Library Catalog showing the film numbers in their collection

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 474662.


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

 

References

  1. Wilson, John Marius,Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales (1870-72) Accessed 5 March 2013. Adapted.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  3. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 18 September 2012.
  4. Batch C067961, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  5. Batch M067971, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  6. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012.
  7. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,' Origins.net, accessed 27 June 2012.

 

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