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The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Library has war grave information for Surbiton Cemetery. There are 188 names from 63 inscriptions.

Surbiton Cemetery is in the 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 of Kingston upon Thames St. John the Evangelist which was formed in 1873 from the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Kingston on Thames.

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Lower Marsh Lane, Surbiton. Opened 1915, 11 acres, chapel and lodge. Kingston BC, Kingston KT1 3EZ. 0208 546 4462.

Visited 2008 - Down a cul-de-sac between sewerage works, railway and industrial units.

Well kept modern cemetery, topple testing in progress. Surrounded by fences and hedges, flat and fairly open. Toilets (adequate). Downwind of sewerage farm. Chapel with bell-tower and original lodge, designed by John Bannan. Mature beech and cherry trees at side of main paths. New (2006) Sikh Gurdwara on land off road cutting in to cemetery (previously workshops). Area close by for Muslim burials. Several catholic areas (not marked as such).

No mausolea, average memorials. Many WW1 and post military/war deaths – CWGC and other. 11 acre site with a further 1.5 acres set aside for future use.
The burial registers for Surbiton Cemetery are online see:

West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Kingston on Thames All Saints from 1542 to 1840.

WSFHS CD15 (Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI, 2009) has burial records for Kingston on Thames St. John the Evangelist from 1870 to 1875.

WSFHS CD 18 (Metropolitan Surrey Burials Index) has burial records for Kingston on Thames All Saints from 1841 to 1866

WSFHS CD 28 (Ancient Parishes in the Kingston District) has Baptismal records for Kingston on Thames All Saints from 1541 to 1840; Marriages from 1543 to 1837; and, Burials from 1542 to 1840.

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Surbiton Cemetery is in the London Borough of Kingston on 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.

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