There are just over 450 names in the Surrey MI Index for the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Chiddingfold St Mary.
They were copied in 1980 and 1982 by Cliff and Diana Webb. A large number of the older stones in the Churchyard were completely illegible and were ignored. Many of those partially readable were incomplete.
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Part of Chiddingfold parish was moved into the new 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 Grayswood All Saints parish in 1901
WSFHS CD33 (Ancient Parishes in the Hambledon district) has baptismal records for Chiddingfold St. Mary from 1573-75 and from 1595-1840; Marriages from 1563-1837; and Burials from 1563-1840.
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The church is in the Anglican Diocese of Guildford. The Guildford Diocesan Record Office, where you should find any surviving registers for this parish, is the Surrey History Centre.
There are also a Roman Catholic Church, a Baptist church and a civil cemetery in Chiddingfold
Chiddingfold 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 Waverley 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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