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St Mary the Virgin Holmbury

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There are no monumental inscriptions for Holmbury St Mary in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Library.

Holbury St Mary was a new 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 created in 1878 from parts of the Ancient Parishesan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Abinger St James, Cranleigh St Nicholas, Ewhurst St. Peter & St. Paul, Ockley St Margaret, Shere St. James, and Wotton St. John


WSFHS has the following records for these Ancient Parishesan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions :

Abinger
WSFHS CD10(The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Abinger St James from 1559 to 1876.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Abinger St James from 1559 to 1840.

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Cranleigh
WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Cranleigh St Nicholas from 1609-1900.

WSFHS CD33(Ancient Parishes in the Hambledon district) has baptismal records for Cranleigh St Nicholas from 1566-67 and 1608-1840; Marriages 1609-1837; and, Burials 1609-1840/

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Ewhurst
WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Ewhurst St. Peter & St. Paul from 1616-1876.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Ewhurst St. Peter & St. Paul from 1587-1840.

WSFHS CD33(Ancient Parishes in the Hambledon district) has baptismal records for Ewhurst St. Peter & St. Paul from 1587 and 1614-1840; Marriages 1614-1838; and, Burials 1592-1840 ;

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Ockley
West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Ockley St Margaret from 1539-1865.

WSFHS CD32 (Ancient Parishes in the Dorking District – Transcriptions and Indexes. February 2013) has baptismal records for Ockley St Margaret from 1539-1840; and Burial records from 1539-1840.

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Shere
WSFHS CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Shere St James from 1546 to 1865.

WSFHS CD15 (Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Shere St James from 1602 to 1812.

WSFHS CD30 (Ancient Parishes in the Guildford District - Transcriptions and Indexes. September 2012) has baptismal records for Shere St James from 1547-1840; and burial records from 1546-1840

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WSFHS CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Wotton St John from 1596-1881.

WSFHS CD32 (Ancient Parishes in the Dorking District – Transcriptions and Indexes. February 2013) has baptismal records for Wotton St John from 1596-1840; and Burial records from 1596-1840.

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The Guildford Diocesan Record Office, where you should find the surviving parish registers, is the Surrey History Centre.

The hamlet of Holmbury St Mary is divided between 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 Abinger and 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 Shere. Abinger is in the Mole Valley District of Surrey and Shere is in the Guildford District. The church itself is in Shere (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]



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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