St. Francis church is 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 Horley St. Bartholomew and is part of the Horley Team Ministry.
There is no graveyard at St Francis' church. However there are just under 4,000 names from Horley in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index, they come from a variety of sources.
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Horley St. Bartholomew from 1578 to 1865.
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The church is in the Anglican Diocese of Southwark. The Southwark Diocesan Record Office for churches and parishes in the modern administrative county of Surrey, and those London Boroughs that were in Surrey until 1965, is the Surrey History Centre.
This is where you should find any surviving parish registers,
Horley 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 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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