Originally separate, East Molesey Cemetery and West Molesey Cemetery were merged in 1895. It is managed by Elmbridge Borough Council.
The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions index has war graves inscriptions for Molesey cemetery.
There are also around 350 names for East Molesey and West Molesey churchyards dating from the early 1600s to the 1920s
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Friends of Surrey Cemeteries (Surrey Cemeteries: a survey, 2012):
St Peters Road, Walton road, Molesey. Modern entrance also from Hurst Road A3050 on north side. KT8 2QE. Opened 1866 (East –split between parishes of St Mary & St Paul). c 7 acres, chapel. Extended 1888 & 1904. Elmbridge BC, Civic Centre, High St, Esher. KT10 9SD. 01372 474 567. Register 01372 474 564. Behind St Peters Churchyard. Closest area was opened in 1893 as West Molesey by Kingston Rural Sanitary Authority. Earlier area behind this which is later massively extended is East Molesey, originally called St Paul Kent Town East Molesey. After extension new entrance from the north. 2 sets of burial registers – originally east & west.
1st burial E Molesey Ada Anne Tagg 26 Mar 1876. 2nd register of graves for E Molesey records Kate Gear aged 7 months 17 Mar 1866.
1st burial W Molesey Theo George Tagg 1 Jul 1897.
SHC 3419/roll 41 = final extension and new entrance with plot numbers but no names – gives allocations by religion and category : Consecrated A 24 B 24 C136 D 66 D child 136 total 386 – Unconsecrated A 54 B 54 C 108 D 126 D child 72 total 416 – RC A 7 B 7 CD unreadable but total allocated on map 116. Dated Aug 1905.
Molesey Cemetery is in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of West Molesey.
West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for West Molesey St. Peter from 1729 to 1865 and,
WSFHS CD 13(The Elmbridge Collection) has baptismal records for West Molesey St. Peter from 1729 to 1840, Burials from 1729 to 1865 and Marriages from 1729 to 1837 For a full list of parishes covered see our sales page(opens in a new page).
WSFHS CD 28 Ancient Parishes in the Kingston District) has baptismal records for West Molesey St. Peter from 1729 to 1840; Marriages from 1729 to 1837 and Burials 1729 to 1865;
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for East Molesey St. Mary the Virgin (formerly St. Lawrence) from 1681 to 1892
WSFHS CD 13(The Elmbridge Collection) has baptismal records for East Molesey St. Mary the Virgin (formerly St. Lawrence) from 1668 to 1840, Burials from 1668 to 1865 and Marriages from 1695 to 1837
WSFHS CD 15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for East Molesey St. Paul from 1856 to 1876
WSFHS CD 24(A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms not in The IGI) has baptismal records for East Molesey Methodist Church from 1861 to 1877
WSFHS CD 28 Ancient Parishes in the Kingston District) has baptismal records for East Molesey St. Mary the Virgin (formerly St. Lawrence) from 1668 to 1840; Marriages from 1695 to 1837 and Burials 1681 to 1861;
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West Molesey is 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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