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St Lawrence, Effingham

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The monumental inscriptions were noted in 1978 by Cliff and Dianne Webb. The church has been completely copied but for the churchyard mainly pre 1865 deaths or pre 1840 births have been copied. They range from 1730 to 1912. There are also two war graves.
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Part of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Effingham St. Lawrence was moved into the new ecclesiastical parishan ecclesiastical parish is an administrative area within the Church of England or Roman Catholic church. It is distinct from the civil parish, a local government unit in England of Ranmore St. Barnabus in 1860.


WSFHS CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for St Lawrence, Effingham from 1565 to 1865. See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has Baptismal records for St Lawrence, Effingham from 1813 to 1875. See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).

WSFHS CD32(Ancient Parishes in the Dorking district – Transcriptions and Indexes) has Baptismal, Marriage and Burial records for St Lawrence, Effingham from 1565 to 1851; marriages from 1565 to 1837 and burials from 1565 to 1852; See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).


Effingham 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 District of Guildford


Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A., Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.




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