Surrey Churches Index

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Send, St. William of York

this church is now closed

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The church seems to have been built in the 1940s. It closed around 2007 and was sold for development in 2011. Towards the end the church was served by clergy from St Dunstan's church in Woking. The former church was in the Roman Catholic Diocese of Arundel and Brighton

There does not seem to have been a graveyard attached to the church.

The church is located in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Send St. Mary. There is also a civil cemetery in Send which has a large Roman Catholic section.

The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index has no information on graves in Send Cemetery. There is a search facility on the cemetery web site.

However there are 1,092 names for Send St. Mary in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index.

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WSFHS CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Send St. Mary the Virgin for 1587 and from 1653 to 1865 .

WSFHS CD30(Ancient Parishes in the Guildford District) has baptismal records for Send St. Mary the Virgin from 1653 to 1764 and from 1792 to 1840, marriages from 1654 to 1837 and burials from 1653 to 1764 and from 1783 to 1840

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Send is 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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