Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Esher Christ Church

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Christ Church was built around 1854 to replace the former parish church of Esher St. George which was too small for the growing congregation.

Parts of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Esher were exchanged with the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Twickenham in the ancient county of Middlesex in 1970.

There is a daughter church St George's, West End in the southern part of the parish.


There are around 120 names in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index for Esher Christ Church

WSFHS also holds a copy of a listing of the Graves in St George's produced in 1962. We also have a copy of G.E. Cockayne's survey ca 1897 however, Cockayne is very selective in his listings. Our thanks to Surrey Archaeological Society for allowing us to copy material from their archives


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WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Esher St. George from 1678 to 1865.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Esher St. George from 1679/80 and 1813 to 1840.

WSFHS CD13(The Elmbridge Collection) has baptismal records for Esher St. George from 1679 to 1840, and burials from 1678 to 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.


Esher is a town 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.




The Elmbridge Index will show you all the churches and cemeteries we know of in the Elmbridge District. If we have missed any or you are looking for a church or graveyard that might no longer exist do please let us know using the email at the bottom of this page

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