There are over 650 names from Cranleigh in the Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index. They were compiled by Robert Mesley in 2003 from a collection lodged with the Cranleigh History Society
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Part of Cranleigh Parish was merged into the new parish of Holmbury St Mary in 1878.
There are also a civic cemetery and Baptist, Roman Catholic and Methodist churches in Cranleigh, there was also an Evangelical Free church and a Plymouth Brethren Meeting house both of which have now closed.
West Surrey Family History Society CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Cranleigh St Nicholas from 1609-1900.
WSFHS CD33(Ancient Parishes in the Hambledon district) has baptismal records for Cranleigh St Nicholas from 1566-67 and 1608-1840; Marriages 1609-1837; and, Burials 1609-1840/
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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.
Cranleigh 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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