Seale, Surrey Genealogy

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Guide to Seale, Surrey ancestry, family history, and genealogy. Parish registers, transcripts, census records, birth records, marriage records, and death records.

Seale, Surrey
Type Ancient Parish
Civil Jurisdictions
Hundred Farnham
County Surrey
Poor Law Union Farnham
Registration District Farnborough
Records begin
Parish registers: 1539
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

Parish History

SEAL, a parish, in the hundred of Farnham, W. division of Surrey, 3½ miles (E. by N.) from Farnham.[1]


Church records

Online Seale, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1539-1875 FamilySearch[2] 1539-1876 FamilySearch[3] 1539-1865 findmypast[4]

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.

From 1846-1869 see Farnborough registration district

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.

See Surrey Census

Probate records

Surrey will abstracts (1470-1858) are available online at British Origins (£).[5]

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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  1. Lewis, Samuel A., A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848). Adapted. Date accessed: 18 February 2014.
  2. Batches C013322, C013323, C013324, P013321, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batches M013321, M013324, 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. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,', accessed 27 June 2012.