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Elstead, Our Lady of the Assumption







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Our Lady of the Assumption was a daughter church to St Edmunds Godalming; there is also a Roman Catholic church in Milford. Originally the Roman Catholic parishes of Haslemere(until 1924) and Bramley (until 1955) were also part of St Edmund's parish.

There was a RC chapel in Elstead from around 1935, about 1953 the community moved to the former British Legion Hall and in 1968 the chapel of Our Lady of the Assumption was opened. It closed in 1985 and the site was sold ca 1992.

Our Lady of the Assumption was located in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Elstead St. James.


There are around 250 names from Elstead in the Surrey MI index. The inscriptions were noted in 1993. by Ingrid & Moritz Westcott.


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Thursley Road cemetery (closed), Woolfords Lane Cemetery and Elstead United Reformed Church are also in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Elstead St James. WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Elstead St James from 1543-1876. 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 CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Elstead St James from 1813-1840. 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 baptismal records for Elstead St James from 1538-1840; Marriages 1543-1837; and, Burials 1542-1840; See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).


Elstead 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 Waverley district of Surrey.

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Approximate site of the former chapel of Our Lady of the Assumption




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