Alfold, Sussex Genealogy

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Parish History

The parish of Alfold, Surrey includes in the Ancient Parish boundary part of the county of Sussex. The larger part of the parish is in Surrey and no parish records are held in Sussex.[1] See also[2].

Resources

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.

Church records

Refer to Alfold, Surrey Note that some records for Wisborough Green, Sussex contain Alfold, Surrey records.

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

Census records

Census records from 1841-1891 are available on film through a Family History Center or at the Family History Library. To view these census images online, they are available through a number of websites for a fee ($) or free.

  • FamilySearch now has all of the British Censuses available.
  • findmypast ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • Ancestry.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries. The library versions are known as AncestryInstitution.com.
  • The Genealogist.co.uk ($) but free at Family History Centers and the Family History Library and various other libraries.
  • FreeCen is a UK census searches. It is not complete and individuals are always asked to consider helping out with transcriptions.



See Surrey Census

Probate records

Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to Sussex 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. Lewis, Samuel A.,A Topographical Dictionary of England(1848), pp. 31-34. Date Accessed and Adapted: 16 September 2013
  2. Wilson, John Marius, Imperial Gazetteer of England and Wales, (1870-72)]. Date accessed: 16 September 2013.