Claygate was formerly part of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Thames Ditton and became a separate 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
Other parts of Thames Ditton became separate ecclesiastical parishesan 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 : Hinchley Wood (1953), Oxshott (1913) and Weston (1934).
There are only war graves for Claygate in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index. However there are around 2,000 names from the Thames Ditton in the Surrey MI Index
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for WSFHS CD 15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for WSFHS CD 28 Ancient Parishes in the Kingston District) has baptismal records for Thames Ditton St. Nicholas from 1663 to 1840; Marriages from 1663 to 1837 and Burials 1663 from 1865;
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The church is in the Anglican Diocese of Guildford. The Guildford Diocesan Record Office, where you should find any surviving registers for this parish, is the Surrey History Centre.
Claygate is a village in the Surrey District of Elmbridge
Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A., jr.. Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.
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