Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Cobham, Sacred Heart

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A Roman Catholic mass centre opened on the High Street in 1912 with a temporary church built on Cedar Road in 1930. The present site was acquired in 1938 and building work on the present church began in 1957. It opened in 1958.

There is no graveyard at the Sacred Heart church although early burials may have taken place at the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Cobham St. Andrew


We know of only three Roman Catholic cemeteries in the London area, St. Mary's in Kensal Green, St. Patrick's in Leytonstone, and St. Mary Magdalene in Mortlake.

There is a municipal cemetery in the village

Many local cemeteries may have Roman Catholic sections see https://www.elmbridge.gov.uk/cemeteries-services/information/


West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Cobham St Andrew from 1562 to 1865

WSFHS CD 13(The Elmbridge Collection) has baptismal records for Cobham St Andrew from 1562 to 1565 and 1610 to 1840, Burials from 1562 to 1865 (with gaps) and Marriages from 1562 to 1837

WSFHS CD 15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Cobham St Andrew from 1813 to 1840

WSFHS CD 44(Some Ancient Parishes in the Epsom District) has baptismal records for Cobham St Andrew from 1562 to 1840, and Burial records from 1562 to 1865.

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Cobham is a village in the Elmbridge District of Surrey


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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Links

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Surrey History centre notes on Roman Catholics in Surrey

Surrey History Centre notes on Roman Catholic Records

Catholic Heritage.net

Catholic Family History Society

Roman Catholic Diocese of Arundel and Brighton

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