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St. Andrew's church was built ca. 1969 to replace a hall previously used for services. The church was originally 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 Brockham Green Christ Church which was itself created from part of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Betchworth St. Michael in 1848.

In 1971 the church was transferred from Brockham Green in the Diocese of Southwark to the Diocese of Guildford where it became a Chapel of EaseA daughter church within an ecclesiastical 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 St Mary Headley.

There is no graveyard at St. Andrew's church. There is no graveyard at Brockham Green, however burials may have taken place at the then parish church. The inscriptions from the churchyard at Betchworth St. Michael were collected by Alfred Ridley Bax in 1886. There are around 698 names from Betchworth in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index dating from 1721 to 1886.

The churchyard of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of St Mary Headley was surveyed by Alfred Bax in 1895. His notes are in the Library of Surrey Archaeological Society and have been filmed with permission of the Society. The monumental inscriptions have not yet been transcribed.
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Betchworth
West Surrey Family History Society CD10(The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for St Michael, Betchworth from 1653 from 1865.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for St Michael, Betchworth from 1558 to 1840.


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Headley
WSFHS CD10(The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Headley St. Mary from 1663 to 1865.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Headley St. Mary from 1813 to 1840.

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


St. Andrew's Church is in the Mole Valley 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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