This church was original a Bretheren Chapel opening ca 1930; it became a Baptist chapel in the late 20th Century and finally closed ca 2010. The former Farncombe Baptist Church is within the Anglican 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 Farncombe St. John the Evangelist.
The parish was created from part of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Godalming St Peter and St Paul in 1849.
There was also a Gospel Hall and a Wesleyan Chapel in Farncombe, both are now closed; there was also a Quaker Burial Ground at Binscombe. There is an evangelical church in Binscombe.
WSFHS has no monumental inscriptions for Farncombe St. John the Evangelist.
WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for
WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has Baptismal records for
WSFHS CD30(Ancient Parishes in the Guildford district) has baptismal records for Godalming St Peter and St Paul for 1582-1840, Marriages for 1583-1837 and Burials for 1583-1840. See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).
Farncombe is a locality in the (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] of Godalming which is in the Waverley district of Surrey.
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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