Abinger, Surrey Genealogy
'ABINGER St. James, a parish, in the union of Dorking, First division of the hundred of Wotton, W. division of Surrey, 4½ miles southwest and west of Dorking. The parish includes a small hamlet called Hammer.'
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.
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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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- A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 5-9. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50742 Date accessed: 26 May 2010.
- Batches P013371, C013372-C013373, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
- "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
- Batches M013371, M013373, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 8 June 2011.
- Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm