Surrey Churches Index



A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Doversgreen, St. Peter

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The church was built around 1955 to serve a housing estate in the South of Reigate. It was 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 to St Luke's church Reigate. St Peter's church closed around 2008 and the building is now used as a nursery. The church was originally known as Woodhatch St Peter and later as Doversgreen St Peter.

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 St Luke's church Reigate was created in 1871 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 Reigate St. Mary Magdalene


West Surrey Family History Society CD10(The Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for WSFHS CD24(A 2nd Collection of Surrey Baptisms) has burial records for Reigate St Luke for 1871 to 1876.

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Reigate in the Reigate and Banstead 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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the former church is now used by the Shapes Day Nursery

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