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Shalford Cemetery is in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Shalford St Mary.

The inscriptions for Shalford Cemetery were collected by Stephanie Monk over several years up to 2016. They are currently being transcribed.

The inscriptions for St Mary's churchyard were noted by Robert Mesley in 1975. There are 578 names in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index for Shalford St Mary plus 3 war graves.


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Parts of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions Shalford St. Mary were merged into new parishes: Friends of Surrey Cemeteries (Surrey Cemeteries: a survey, 2012):
The Street, Shalford.

Opened 1886, c 5 acres with decorated gothic n/c chapel and lychgate. Both grade II listed 1998.

Shalford (Civil) Parisha Civil Parish is the bottom most tier of local government in England Sometimes called Town Councils in urban areas

[NB Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have different systems of local government]
Council

SHC 2177/2/1-4 notices of interment 1887-1932. Single page per entry showing: name – description – age – date of death – parish – burial date – time – minister – grave space number – consecrated/unconsecrated – unbricked/bricked/vault – purchased in perpetuity – signature of owner where multiple occupancy – if extra depth dug.

SHC 2177/3/1 purchased graves 1890-1947. Old cemetery split A B C D E plus new extension from 1935. date name and grave space recorded. Most not priced but some priced in B @ 1g, 2g or 10g. Some in D @ 1g or 2g. Some in Extension @ 1g, 2g or 10g.

SHC 2177/4/1-2 burial registers 1928-60 SHC 2177/5/1-2 fee invoices 1887-1958. Date, number of grave, register number, fees split by headings – Family vault 1g to 7g – Interment in family vault – Interment in common grave 3/-. 6/-6d. 10/-. 13/-. – Right to build vault – Right to erect memorial £1. £1 11/-. £2 – Incumbent (from 1898 3/-. 6/-. Etc) – Clerk – Sexton – Bell 1/-. 2/-.

Visited 2005 - Well maintained. Nice perpendicular octagonal chapel in good condition, stained glass, with metal porch door. Open ground in front of cemetery between main road and lych gate. Area circa 5 acres. Bushes, trees, topiary in extension. No mausolea. Quite full. Wide range of memorials, one terra cotta to Puisne Judge of British Guiana.


WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for
  • Shalford 1559-1870
  • Bramley 1676-1887
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WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Bramley Holy Trinity from 1811-1840. For a full list of parishes covered click here (opens in a new page). or see our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).

WSFHS CD33 (Ancient Parishes in the Hambledon district) has records for
  • Shalford Baptisms 1564-1841
  • Shalford Burials 1558-1841
  • Bramley Baptisms 1563-1840
  • Bramley Burials 1676-1840
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Shalford is a (Civil) Parisha Civil Parish is the bottom most tier of local government in England Sometimes called Town Councils in urban areas

[NB Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have different systems of local government]
in the Guildford district of Surrey.

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