Send, Surrey Genealogy

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Parish History

'SEND (St. Mary), a parish, in the union of Guildford, Second division of the hundred of Woking, W. division of Surrey; containing, with the chapelry of Ripley, 1538 inhabitants, of whom 687 are in the hamlet of Send. A priory of Black canons, in honour of the Blessed Virgin Mary and St. Thomas à Becket, was founded in the time of Richard I., at Newark, in the parish, by Ruald de Calva and Beatrix his wife, and at the Dissolution possessed a revenue of £ 294. 18. 4.: there are still some remains. The parish comprises 4391a. 20p., of which 2516 acres are arable, 1421 pasture, and 452 woodland. The village is long and scattered, and situated between the Wey navigation and the high road from Guildford to Ripley: the surrounding meadows are sometimes overflowed in wet seasons. The living is a vicarage, valued in the king's books at £8. 18. 1½.; net income, £260; patron, the Earl of Onslow. The church is principally in the early English style. At Ripley is a chapel of ease; also a place of worship for Baptists.'[1]


Civil Registration

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Church records

Online Send, Surrey Genealogy Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1653-1875 FamilySearch[2] 1654-1876 FamilySearch[3] 1653-1865 FindMyPast[4]

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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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  1. A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 48-51. URL: Date accessed: 13 April 2011.
  2. Batches C109871, J109872, K109872, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batches M109871, M109872, 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.