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Revision as of 17:33, 26 January 2012

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Parish History

HASCOMB[E] (St. Peter), a parish, in the union of Hambledon, First division of the hundred of Black-heath, W. division of Surrey, 3½ miles (S. E. by S.) from Godalming; containing 335 inhabitants. It is situated on the road from Godalming to Horsham. Hascomb Hill, embellished with wood, forms a delightful pleasure-ground to the seat of Park Hatch, and is much frequented by visiters at all seasons; the view is panoramic, and that part of it from the terrace, embracing the high ridge of chalk hills well known as the Hog's Back, with the town of Guildford towards the north, Hindhead to the west, and Blackdown and the long range of Sussex Downs to the south, is singularly beautiful. The Wey and Arun Junction canal adjoins the eastern part of the parish. There is stone of good quality for building and road-making. The living is a rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 3. 9., and in the gift of the Storie family: the tithes have been commuted for £256. 10., and the glebe comprises 103 acres. The church contains portions in the early and decorated English styles. Conyers Middleton, author of the Life of Cicero, was rector of the parish.

From: A Topographical Dictionary of England bby Samuel A, Lewis (1848), pp. 431-435. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51012 Date accessed: 18 November 2010.

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

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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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