St. George West End was built around 1875 as a Chapel of EaseA daughter church within an ecclesiastical Parish, or a chapel in an outlying area of the parish that is more convenient for parishioners to attend to the new parish church.
St George Esher was the parish church until around 1865 when it was replaced by Christ Church. The older St George's is now in the care of the Churches Conservation Trust and is an Art Centre.
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.
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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