Surrey Churches Index

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Bletchingley, St. Mark

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St. Mark's is a private chapel occasionally used for public services.

The building was originally the cart stable and was converted into a chapel ca. 1909. The chapel 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 Bletchingley St. Mary and is very close to the boundary with 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 Outwood, St. John the Baptist.

Thre are just over 750 names for Bletchingley in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index dating from the mid 1500s to the late 20th century

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West Surry Family History Society CD10(The Surrey Burial Index - 2nd edition 2009) has burial records for Bletchingley St Mary the Virgin from 1538 to 1866.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Bletchingley St Mary the Virgin from 1597 to 1653 and 1813 to 1875.

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Bletchingley 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 Tandridge district of Surrey

The parish 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,

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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