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West Molesey St. Peter

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West Molesey was originally a Chapelry in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Walton on Thames 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 around 1726.

Molesey Cemetery, a civil cemetery, is also in West Molesey

There are around 230 names for West Molesey churchyard in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index.
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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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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.

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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