Surrey, England Genealogy

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Surrey is an inland county located in the lower part of England.

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Civil Districts[edit | edit source]

When civil registration of births, marriages and deaths began in 1837, Surrey was divided into a number of registration districts, each containing several parishes.  The index to the civil records gives the name of the district where an event took place.  Click here to see a list of the civil districts in Surrey and the parishes covered by each.  Read more about England Civil Registration.

Parishes[edit | edit source]

See a list of the parishes of Surrey with links to articles.

Probate Jurisdictions[edit | edit source]

Before 1858, every town and parish in Surrey was under the probate jurisdiction of several ecclesiastical courts.  To read more about probate records and see a list of Surrey towns and parishes and the probate courts that had jurisdiction over them, go to Surrey Probate Records.

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