Wyke, Surrey Genealogy

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Chapel History

WYKE, a tything, [partly] in the parish of Worplesdon, union of Guildford, First division of the hundred of Woking, W. division of Surrey; containing 158 inhabitants. This place is mentioned in Domesday book under the name of Wucha, and at an early period was held by a family called De Wyke. It is detached from the rest of the parish, and locally situated [and also is partly] in the parish of Ash. [The] church [stands] at a distance of four miles from the parish church, was consecrated in November 1846: the living is in the gift of the Rector of Worplesdon; income, £130.

Adapted from: Samuel A. Lewis' A Topographical Dictionary of England (1848), pp. 703-707. URL: http://www.british-history.ac.uk/report.aspx?compid=51435 Date accessed: 15 April 2011.


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.

From 1846-1869 see Farnborough registration district

Church records

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Census records

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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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Web sites

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