Surrey Churches Index

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St Martha on the Hill Chilworth

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St Martha on the Hill is a united parish with St. Thomas Chilworth. It is accessible only on foot.

The church has been variously associated with Guildford and Albury as well as Chilworth

West Surrey Family History Society has a copy of A.G. Peake's survey of St Martha's churchyard 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 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.

St. Martha's is also a (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]
in the Guildford District of Surrey
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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