Peper Harow, Surrey Genealogy

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Parish History

PEPER-HAROW (St. Nicholas), a parish, in the union of Hambledon, First division of the hundred of Godalming, W. division of Surrey, 3 miles (W.) from Godalming; containing 140 inhabitants. It comprises 1516a. 4p., of which 354 acres are arable, 330 pasture, 130 woodland, and 600 waste. The living is a discharged rectory, valued in the king's books at £6. 7. 6., and in the patronage of Viscount Midleton: the tithes have been commuted for £155, and there are 61½ acres of glebe. The church is picturesquely situated in Peper-Harow Park, which contains some very fine timber, and is watered by the river Wey; the building was considerably enlarged, and a handsome tower erected, in 1826, by the late viscount.


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.

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Web sites

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