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== Parish History  ==
 
== Parish History  ==
  
BETCHWORTH (St. Michael), a parish, in the union, and First division of the hundred, of Reigate, E. division of Surrey, 3¼ miles (W. by S.) from Reigate; containing 1140 inhabitants. This place is noticed in Domesday book as Becesworde, and the manor was anciently held by the earls of Warren and Surrey, one of whom in the 12th century gave the advowson to the convent of St. Mary Overy, Southwark. The parish comprises 3067 acres, whereof about 500 are common or waste land; it contains some good seats, and several respectable cottage residences. The living is a discharged vicarage, valued in the king's books at £7. 8. 11½.; patrons, the Dean and Canons of Windsor; impropriators, the Rt. Hon. Henry Goulburn, and Sir Benjamin Brodie, Bart.: the great tithes have been commuted for £295. 15. 4., and the vicarial for £200. The church was renovated in 1838. At Brockham Green is a church lately built by subscription. A school is endowed with £20 per annum, and there are several charities for the benefit of the poor. Brockham Lodge was the summer retreat of Capt. Morris, the well-known lyric poet, who died in 1838, at the age of 93.
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'BETCHWORTH St Michael, a '''parish''', in the union, and First division of the hundred, of Reigate, Eastern division of Surrey, 3¼ miles west by south&nbsp;from Reigate.&nbsp; At Brockham Green a '''Baptist '''chapel was built in 1781, and a '''chapel''' called Christ Church was built in 1845, which lay within the parish boundary of Betchworth. &nbsp;<ref>Lewis, Samuel A., ''[http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50795 A Topographical Dictionary of England]'' (1848), pp. 223-228. Date accessed: 26 May 2010. Adapted.</ref>
  
From: ''A Topographical Dictionary of England'' by Samuel Lewis (1848), pp. 223-228. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50795  Date accessed: 26 May 2010.
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== Resources ==
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'''Betchworth, Surrey''' family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.
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==== Civil Registration  ====
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ FreeBMD].  
 
Birth, marriages and deaths were kept by the government, from July 1837 to the present day. The [[England Civil Registration|civil registration]] article tells more about these records. There are several Internet sites with name lists or indexes. A popular site is [http://freebmd.org.uk/ 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|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.  
 
Records of wills, administrations, inventories, indexes, etc. were filed by the court with jurisdiction over this parish. Go to [[Surrey Probate Records|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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Parish History

'BETCHWORTH St Michael, a parish, in the union, and First division of the hundred, of Reigate, Eastern division of Surrey, 3¼ miles west by south from Reigate.  At Brockham Green a Baptist chapel was built in 1781, and a chapel called Christ Church was built in 1845, which lay within the parish boundary of Betchworth.  [1]



Betchworth, Surrey family history and genealogy research page. Guide to parish registers (baptisms, christenings, marriages, and burials), civil registration (births, marriages, and deaths), census records, history, wills, cemetery, online transcriptions and indexes, an interactive map and website resources.

Church records

Online Betchworth Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1558
1562
1558
Images
1802 Ancestry baptisms, marriages, and burials[2]
1813-1877 Ancestry[3] 1801-1842 Ancestry[4] 1813-1877 Ancestry[5]
Indexes 1558-1729 FreeREG[6] 1562-1837 findmypast[7] 1558-1658 FreeREG[6]
1801-1875 FamilySearch[8] 1653-1775 findmypast[9] 1653-1840 findmypast[10]
1801-1836 FamilySearch[11]



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

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.


Probate records

Surrey will abstracts (1470-1858) are available online at British Origins (£).[12]

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

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. 223-228. Date accessed: 26 May 2010. Adapted.
  2. London, England, Baptisms, Marriages, and Burials, 1538-1812, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Betchworth in Parishes Not In A Borough. Indexed.
  3. London, England, Births and Baptisms, 1813-1906, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Betchworth in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  4. London, England, Marriages and Banns, 1754-1921, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Betchworth in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  5. London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980, courtesy: Ancestry ($). Described as Betchworth in Parishes Not In A Borough. Partially indexed.
  6. 6.0 6.1 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  7. 'Surrey Marriage Index - Parishes in the index,' British Origins, accessed 18 September 2012.
  8. Batch C067941, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  9. "Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county," Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
  10. '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.
  11. Batch M067941, see: Hugh Wallis, "IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England," IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  12. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,' Origins.net, accessed 27 June 2012.