Banstead, Surrey Genealogy

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Parish History

'BANSTEAD All Saints, a parish, [by 1547] in the union of Epsom, First division of the hundred of Copthorne, Western division of Surrey, 3½ miles east by southeast from Epsom. There was a place of worship for a Baptist dissenters in the hamlet of Tadworth that was built at least by 1848.'[1]


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

Online Banstead Parish Register Images and Indexes
1801-1812 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1855 Ancestry[3] 1802-1837 Ancestry[4] 1813-1855 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1754-1775 FindMyPast[6]
1780-1837 Ancestry[7]

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

Census records

Probate records

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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Web sites

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  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 136-141. URL: Date accessed: 26 May 2010.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as All Saints, Banstead in Parishes Not In A Borough. Marriages from 1754 to 1812 are not included in this database. Partially indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Banstead in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Banstead in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Banstead in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm