Surrey Churches Index

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Chessington St. Mary

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Chessington was originally a ChapelryA Chapel of Ease within an Anglican Parish, or a chapel in an outlying area of the parish that is more convenient for parishioners to attend in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Malden. It became a separate 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 in 1938

West Surrey FHS holds only war grave information for Chessington.

Our sister society, East Surrey FHS has the monumental inscriptions in their bookstall; go to their web site for more information .

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WSFHS CD44 (Some ancient parishes in the Epsom area) has records for Chessington St. Mary the Virgin.
  • Baptisms 1538-1876,
  • Marriages 1538-1837,
  • Burials 1538-1867.
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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.

Chessington is in London Borough of Kingston upon Thames.

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.

The Kingston on Thames Index will show you all the churches and cemeteries we know of in the Borough of Kingston on Thames. If we have missed any or you are looking for a church or graveyard that might no longer exist do please let us know using the email at the bottom of this page

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