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Revision as of 23:28, 28 October 2012

England  go to  Surrey go to  Surrey Parishes go to  Wimbledon St Mary

Wimbledon St Mary, 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.

Wimbledon St Mary

Parish History

'WIMBLEDON St Mary, a parish, in the union of Kingston, W. division of the hundred of Brixton, E. division of Surrey, 7 miles southwest from London. 

'The church, a neat structure in the Grecian style, situated about a quarter of a mile north of the village, was erected in 1787, on the site of an edifice which had fallen into decay. On the south side is the Cecil chapel, an ancient building

'There is a place of worship for Independents.'[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 Wimbledon St Mary Parish Register Images and Indexes
Indexes 1538-1871 FamilySearch[2] 1594-1876 FamilySearch[3] 1593-1812


1594-1812 TheGenealogist[4] 1594-1840 FindMyPast[5]
1594-1810 FindMyPast[6]
    1780-1812 Ancestry[7]    

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

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.

Probate records

Surrey will abstracts (1470-1858) are available online at British Origins (£).[8]

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.


Wimbledon St Mary Churchyard database at Find A Grave. (15+ entries)

Maps and Gazetteers

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

Web sites

Wikipedia has more about this subject: Wimbledon


  1. Samuel A. Lewis, A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 584-592. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51411 Date accessed: 14 April 2011.
  2. Batches C013442, C013443, P013441, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  3. Batches M013441, M013443, see: Hugh Wallis, 'IGI Batch Numbers for Surrey, England,' IGI Batch Numbers, accessed 2 April 2012.
  4. 4.0 4.1 'London Parish Record Transcripts,' The Genealogist, accessed 10 March 2012.
  5. '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.
  6. 'Boyd's Marriage Index - Parish details by county,' Origins.net (WayBack Machine), accessed 27 March 2012.
  7. Pallot's Marriage and Birth Indexes, Guide to Parishes (n.p.: n.p., n.d.). FHL British Book 942 V25pm
  8. 'About Surrey and South London Will Abstracts 1470-1858,' Origins.net, accessed 27 June 2012.