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''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Surrey]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Surrey Parishes|Surrey Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Godstone, Surrey|Godstone]]''
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''[[England]]  [[Image:Gotoarrow.png|go to]]  [[Surrey]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Surrey Parishes|Surrey Parishes]] [[Image:Gotoarrow.png]]  [[Godstone,_Surrey|Godstone]]''  
  
[[Image:Godstone St+Nicholas Surrey.JPG|thumb|right|Godstone St Nicholas]]
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'''Godstone, 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.  
  
== Parish History  ==
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<br>[[Image:Godstone St+Nicholas Surrey.JPG|thumb|right]]  
 
 
'GODSTONE St Nicholas, '''''a parish''''', and the head of a union, in the First division of the hundred of Tandridge, E. division of Surrey, 19 miles south from London.
 
 
 
'Another&nbsp;chapel was also erected in this parish, in 1787, as well in&nbsp;the populous district of Blindley Heath a&nbsp;church was erected by&nbsp;1842,&nbsp;dedicated to St John the Evangelist.'<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel A. Lewis (1848), pp. 301-312. Adapted.</ref>
 
 
 
== Resources  ==
 
 
 
==== Civil Registration  ====
 
 
 
[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/godstone.html+ Godstone Registration District]<br>
 
 
 
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].
 
  
 
==== Church records  ====
 
==== Church records  ====
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1662-1876  
| align="center" bgcolor="#99cccc" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|C069751}}, {{IGI|C069753}}, {{IGI|J069752}}, {{IGI|K069752}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySurrey.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 2 April 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#99cccc" align="center" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|C069751}}, {{IGI|C069753}}, {{IGI|J069752}}, {{IGI|K069752}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySurrey.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 2 April 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1662-1876  
| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|M069751}}, {{IGI|M069752}}, {{IGI|M069753}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySurrey.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 2 April 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | {{RecordSearch|1473014|FamilySearch}}<ref>Batches {{IGI|M069751}}, {{IGI|M069752}}, {{IGI|M069753}}, see: Hugh Wallis, [http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~hughwallis/IGIBatchNumbers/CountySurrey.htm 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,'] ''IGI Batch Numbers,'' accessed 2 April 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1662-1840  
| align="center" bgcolor="#ffffcc" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials FindMyPast]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action?countyCode=SRY 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,'] ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 April 2012.</ref>
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| bgcolor="#ffffcc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/parish-records/burials FindMyPast]<ref>[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/national-burial-index-coverage-counties.action?countyCode=SRY 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,'] ''Find My Past,'' accessed 11 April 2012.</ref>
 
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| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="2" | 1662-1662  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="2" | 1662-1662  
| align="center" bgcolor="#cccccc" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast]<ref name="bmi">[http://web.archive.org/web/20110108162329/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-SRY.aspx 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,'] ''Origins.net'' (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.</ref>  
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| bgcolor="#cccccc" align="center" colspan="4" | [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/sog/misc-series FindMyPast]<ref name="bmi">[http://web.archive.org/web/20110108162329/http://www.origins.net/help/aboutbo-bmi-parish-SRY.aspx 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,'] ''Origins.net'' (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.</ref>  
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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
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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  
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==== Civil Registration  ====
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[http://www.ukbmd.org.uk/genuki/reg/districts/godstone.html+ Godstone Registration District]<br>
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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].
  
 
==== Census records  ====
 
==== Census records  ====
  
FamilySearch Records includes collections of census indexes which can be searched online for free. In addition FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through [http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  
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{{British Census|474664}}
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FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through [http://fhc.familysearch.org/ '''FHC Portal:'''] Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.  
  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK  
 
[https://www.familysearch.org/learn/wiki/en/Category:England_Family_History_Centres] to locate local Family History Centres in UK  
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Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.  
 
Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.  
 
Images of the census for 1841-1891 can be viewed in census collections at Ancestry (fee payable) or Find My Past (fee payable)
 
  
 
The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.  
 
The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.  
  
[http://search.ancestry.co.uk/group/ukicen/UK_Census_Collection.aspx+ Ancestry UK Census Collection]
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Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
 
 
[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/content/search-menu/census-land-and-surveys+ Find my Past census search 1841-1901]
 
  
[http://www.1881pubs.com/+ for details of public houses in the 1881 census]
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The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.[http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ ]
 
 
Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.
 
 
 
The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search. [http://www.findmypast.co.uk/search/census/1911/person?ukwid=394505&sourceid=1&utm_source=Google+FMP+Main_CPC&utm_medium=Key+Keywords&utm_campaign=1911+census+ Find my Past 1911 census search]
 
  
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
 
==== Poor Law Unions  ====
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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  ==
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'GODSTONE St Nicholas, '''''a parish''''', and the head of a union, in the First division of the hundred of Tandridge, E. division of Surrey, 19 miles south from London.
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'Another&nbsp;chapel was also erected in this parish, in 1787, as well in&nbsp;the populous district of Blindley Heath a&nbsp;church was erected by&nbsp;1842,&nbsp;dedicated to St John the Evangelist.'<ref>''[[A Topographical Dictionary of England]]'' by Samuel A. Lewis (1848), pp. 301-312. Adapted.</ref>
  
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
 
== Maps and Gazetteers  ==
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== Web sites  ==
 
== Web sites  ==
  
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== References  ==
 
== References  ==
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[[Category:Surrey]]
 
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England  go to  Surrey Gotoarrow.png  Surrey Parishes Gotoarrow.png  Godstone

Godstone, 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.


Godstone St+Nicholas Surrey.JPG

Church records

Online Godstone, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
 
Baptisms
Marriages
Burials
Earliest
1662
1662
1662
Indexes 1662-1876 FamilySearch[1] 1662-1876 FamilySearch[2] 1662-1840 FindMyPast[3]
1662-1662 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

Civil Registration

Godstone Registration District

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.


FamilySearch Centres offer free access to images of the England and Wales Census through FHC Portal: Computers here have access to the Family History Centre Portal page which gives free access to premium family history software and websites that generally charge for subscriptions.

[1] to locate local Family History Centres in UK

[2] to locate outside UK.

Many archives and local history collections in public libraries in England and Wales offer online census searches and also hold microfilm or fiche census returns.

The 1851 census of England and Wales attempted to identify religious places of worship in addition to the household survey census returns.

Prior to the 1911 census the household schedule was destroyed and only the enumerator's schedule survives.

The 1911 census of England and Wales was taken on the night of Sunday 2 April 1911 and in addition to households and institutions such as prisons and workhouses, canal boats merchant ships and naval vessels it attempted to include homeless persons. The schedule was completed by an individual and for the first time both this record and the enumerator's schedule were preserved. Two forms of boycott of the census by women are possible due to frustration at government failure to grant women the universal right to vote in parliamentary and local elections. The schedule either records a protest by failure to complete the form in respect of the women in the household or women are absent due to organisation of groups of women staying away from home for the whole night. Research estimates that several thousand women are not found by census search.[3]

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.

Parish History

'GODSTONE St Nicholas, a parish, and the head of a union, in the First division of the hundred of Tandridge, E. division of Surrey, 19 miles south from London.

'Another chapel was also erected in this parish, in 1787, as well in the populous district of Blindley Heath a church was erected by 1842, dedicated to St John the Evangelist.'[5]

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

References

  1. Batches C069751, C069753, J069752, K069752, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  2. Batches M069751, M069752, M069753, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. 'Parish Records - National Burial Index Records 1538 - 2005 Coverage,' Find My Past, accessed 11 April 2012.
  4. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
  5. A Topographical Dictionary of England by Samuel A. Lewis (1848), pp. 301-312. Adapted.