West Surrey Family History Society holds war grave information for Weybridge Cemetery.
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Friends of Surrey Cemeteries (Surrey Cemeteries: a survey, 2012):
Brooklands Lane, Weybridge KT13 8UX
Elmbridge BC, 42 New Zealand Avenue, Walton on Thames. 01372 474567.
Opened 1876. 8.5 acres. Back to back chapels, mortuary and lodge. First burial 1879.
SHC 3419/roll 2 includes 1938 map of extension grave numbers 3300-5600 and index of named memorials in Weybridge St James churchyard.
SHC 3419/roll 55 includes 1926 map with memorial plots numbered 1 to 3200 of which circa 1000 pre 1900.
SHC 3419/roll 63 (map), 72 (map)
On a visit in 2005 we met the Superintendent for all the Elmbridge cemeteries – very helpful, no laying down but careful testing and generally sympathetic repair where problems identified. Chapel and chapel of rest opened for us – excellent 1890s buildings connected to one another. Chapel of rest now acts as Jewish chapel – Jewish plot in cemetery from 1970s. Chapel commissioned by Mr Miller with backdrop donated in 1899 by Col Charles Herbert Gurrey. Mortuary now used as storehouse.
Mature trees – Scots pines Yews etc. Nice flowers. Variety of graves – good condition with some unusual ones. Grave No 1 homes Rev Valient who gave his home Finart House to the Jewish community.
Peter Locke-King purchased Churchyard field to the south of the church and 2 adjoining fields in the heart of Weybridge 1835. Due to the demolition of the Old Kings College Hospital in Clare Market the Old St Clement Danes Cemetery had to be cleared, over 15,000 burials between 1700 and 1850, some 1,000 coffins removed to Brooklands in Jan 1914.
On 12/13 Jan 2010 thieves broke through the gate opposite Heathside School using scaffolding poles. They stole 20 sections of black railing, large metal poles, seats and picnic benches. A large van would have been required.
Weybridge Cemetary 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 Weybridge.
There are around 1,910 entries for the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Weybridge St James in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index dating from 1586 to 1942.
WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Weybridge St. James from 1625 to 1865. See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).
WSFHS CD13(The Elmbridge Collection) has baptismal records for Weybridge St. James from 1625 to 1840; and burial records from 1625 to 1865 See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).
WSFHS CD26(Parish Register Transcipts and Indexes in the Chertsey District) has baptismal records for Weybridge St. James 1625 to 1840; Marriages for 1625 to 1837, and Burials from 1625 to 1865;. See our sales page for more information (opens in a new page).
Weybridge is a town in the Surrey District of Elmbridge
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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