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Sutton, Surrey
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Wallington
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Epsom PLU
Registration District Epsom
Records begin
Parish registers: 1636
Bishop's Transcripts: 1679
Ecclesiastical Jurisdictions
Rural Deanery Southwark
Diocese Pre-1846 - Winchester; Post-1845 - London
Province Canterbury
Legal Jurisdictions
Probate Court Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Location of Archive
Surrey Record Office


Parish History

SUTTON (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Epsom, Second division of the hundred of Wallington, E. division of Surrey, 5 miles (E. N. E.) from Epsom.[1]


Church records

Online Sutton, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1636-1837 InternetArchive[2] 1636-1837 InternetArchive[2] 1636-1837 InternetArchive[2]
1636-1837 FamilyHistory
1636-1837 FamilyHistory
1636-1837 FamilyHistory
1636-1866 FamilySearch[3] 1636-1882 FamilySearch[4] 1636-1840 FindMyPast[5]
1636-1837 Ancestry[6] 1636-1837 Ancestry[6] 1636-1837 Ancestry[6]
1867-1884 Ancestry[7] 1780-1837 Ancestry[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 474665.

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.


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  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 18 February 2014.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 2.5 W. Bruce Bannerman, The Parish Registers of Sutton, Co. Surrey, 1636-1837 (1915). Digitised by Internet Archive.
  3. Batches P013431, C013432, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  4. Batches M013431, M013433, M013434, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  5. '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.
  6. 6.0 6.1 6.2 'About Surrey, England, Extracted Parish Records,' Ancestry, accessed 12 May 2012.
  7. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 14 April 2012.
  8. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  9. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,', accessed 27 June 2012.


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