Surrey Churches Index

A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Capel St John the Baptist

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Our inscriptions for Capel come from a number of sources including Alfred Bax’s collection of the 1890s. There are around 470 names from Capel St John in the Surrey MI Index

We have acquired a digital copy of Cokayne,G.E. Surrey parish registers & MI's, Volume VI which includes some Capel MIs.

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Parts of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Capel St John the Baptist were moved into the 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 of Coldharbour in 1848

WSFHS CD10(The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Capel St John the Baptist from 1653 to 1901.
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WSFHS CD32(Ancient Parishes in the Dorking District) has baptismal, marriage and burial records for Capel St John the Baptist from 1653 to 1840.
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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.

Capel 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 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.

The Mole Valley Index will show you all the churches and cemeteries we know of in the Mole Valley District. 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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