The parish church is St Thomas in the centre of the village. Previously the parish church was St Martha on the Hill which was reunited with St. Thomas in 2016. St. Martha’s has been associated at different times with Guildford and Albury
WSFHS has MIs for St Martha but not for Chiddingfold St Thomas which has no graveyard.
A.G. Peake's survey of St Martha's churchyard was made in 1974. There are around 240 names in the Surrey Monumental inscriptions Library. They range from 1798 to 1973.
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Chilworth St. Martha from 1780-1900.
WSFHS CD15 (Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Chilworth St. Martha from 1813-1890.
WSFHS CD33 (Ancient Parishes in the Hambledon district) has baptismal records for Chilworth St. Martha from 1779-1900; Marriages from 1794-1837; and Burials from 1780-1900.
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The Guildford Diocesan Record Office, where you should find the surviving parish registers, is the Surrey History Centre.
Chilworth is a village partly within the (civil) parisha Civil Parish is the bottom most tier of local government in England Sometimes called Town Councils in urban areas
[NB Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have different systems of local government] Shalford in the Guildford District of Surrey. Part of the village is in the (civil) parisha Civil Parish is the bottom most tier of local government in England Sometimes called Town Councils in urban areas
[NB Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland have different systems of local government] of St Martha's.
Unless otherwise stated the dates for the creation of parishes are taken from Youngs, Frederick. A., Guide to the Administrative Units of England; Royal Historical Society: London, 1979 volume 1 Southern England.
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