Caterham, Surrey Genealogy

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Parish History

CATERHAM, or Katerham St Lawrence,a parish, in the union of Godstone, Second division of the hundred of Tandridge, E. division of Surrey, 3¼ miles north by west of Godstone.[1]

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

Online Caterham, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
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Indexes 1790-1837 Ancestry[2]

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Census records

See Surrey Census

Poor Law Unions

Godstone Poor Law Union,Surrey

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

Maps are a visual look at the locations in England. Gazetteers contain brief summaries about a place.

Local Family History Centre

Orpington Family History Centre, Kent is within the London Borough of Bromley, located adjacent to Orpington Station and on major bus routes through the borough.

Web sites

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Reference

  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 531-534. <br>
  2. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm