East Clandon, Surrey Genealogy

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England  Gotoarrow.png  Surrey Gotoarrow.png  Surrey Parishes Gotoarrow.png  East Clandon

Parish History

'CLANDON, EAST, a parish, in the union of Guildford, Second division of the hundred of Woking, W. division of Surrey, 4 miles (E. N. E.) from Guildford; containing 293 inhabitants. It comprises by computation 1430 acres, of which between 400 and 500 are uncultivated. On the north side the soil is chiefly clay, and there is a common where the oak grows freely; the southern part consists of arable land and downs, and has a chalky soil. Within the parish is the elegant residence of Hatchlands; the park is extensive, and the gardens finely laid out. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £10. 6. 10½.; net income, £152; patron, the Earl of Lovelace. The church is a small edifice, with a low wooden tower and shingled spire.'[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 East Clandon, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1559-1863 FamilySearch[2] 1560-1876 FamilySearch[3] 1558-1864 findmypast[4]

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


  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel A. Lewis (1848), pp. 616-620. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=50879 Date accessed: 18 November 2010.
  2. Batches C104882, C104883, J104881, K104881, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batches M104881, M104882, M104883, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  4. '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.