The mortuary chapel was consecrated in 1851
(https://www.british-history.ac.uk/vch/surrey/vol3/pp403-413#h3-0003 consulted December 2019)
Friends of Surrey Cemeteries (Surrey Cemeteries: a survey, 2012):
Eastworth Road A317. Small burial ground around chapel.
New cemetery across lane which now forms entrance. Opened 1800 c ¼ acre. It is unclear why only central part of walled area around chapel is designated as the burial ground – it could be that it predates the chapel (quite possibly).
SHC 5219/1/2 index of burials 1851-90. In date order within alpha – name, section, plot number, date of burial, observations.
Visited 2005 - Chapel with bell tower and external bell and burial ground now forms part of Chertsey cemetery. Burial ground itself has been extended within walls without demarcation between original burial ground (except on map). Strong churchyard feel with many Yews and other mature trees. No sign of laying down in BG but cancer has spread to the main cemetery areas with many taped graves and some already laid down.
Revisited. No changes to condition of ground. Still used as a walk-through by children from the school behind.
West Surrey Family History Society has details of war graves which are in the new cemetery across the lane from the old St. Stephen's Burial Ground.
St Stephen's Burial Ground is in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Chertsey St. Peter
There are around 550 names in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index for St. Peter's church.
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10 (The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for:
WSFHS CD 26 Parish Register Transcipts and Indexes in the Chertsey District - January 2012) has baptismal records for the Chertsey Dissenters Chapel from 1783 to 1865.
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Chertsey is a town in the Runnymede 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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