St. Michael and All Angels Lowfield Heath was originally a chapel of ease in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Charlwood St. Nicholas, it was transferred to the parish of Crawley in the Diocese of Chichester around 1959 with the expansion of Gatwick airport. It had fallen out of use by 2005.
The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Library includes around 323 names for Lowfield Heath; in addition to just over 1,700 names from the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of St Nicholas Charlwood some of which were noted by Alfred Bax on 16th Sept 1884.
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10(The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for: WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for: sales page for more information (opens in a new page).
Lowfield Heath is now a locality within in the Crawley district of Sussex
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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