The church of St. Mary is part of 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 Caterham along with Caterham St.Lawrence. The church of St. Lawrence is opposite St. Mary's
The Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions was that of Caterham St Lawrence
The daughter church of Caterham St. Paul was closed ca 1982.
There are no names in the Surrey MI index for Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Caterham St Lawrence, it does include details of one war grave at St Mary's
Caterham Cemetery is adjacent to St. Mary's church
West Surrey Family History Society CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Caterham St Lawrence from 1543-1896.
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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,
Caterham is in the Tandridge 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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