Chertsey, Surrey Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Surrey Gotoarrow.png  Surrey Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Chertsey

Parish History

'CHERTSEY All Saints, a market-town and parish, and the head of a union, in the Second division of the hundred of Godley, W. division of Surrey, 13 miles north by northeast of Guilford and 20 miles west and southwest of London. A church has been built at Addlestone (which see); and there are places of worship for Independents and Methodists.'[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 Chertsey, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1616-1800
Ancestry[2] 1607-1693 FreeREG[3] 1607-1693 FreeREG[3]
1620-1751 FreeREG[3] 1616-1755
FamilySearch[4] 1607-1865 FindMyPast[5]
1800-1852 FamilySearch[6]

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 (1848), pp. 569-576.
  2. 'Vital Records Index - British Isles - Collection List,' British Isles Vital Records Index, 2nd ed., hosted at Genoot, accessed 14 April 2012.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Surrey Coverage in FreeReg, FreeREG, accessed 14 April 2012.
  4. Batches M067981, M067982, M067984, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  5. '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.
  6. Batch C067981, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.