WSFHS holds no monumental inscription information for this cemetery. It is a closed cemetery managed by Waverley Borough Council
The cemetery 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 Elstead St James. There is also a cemetery in nearby Woolfords Lane.
Elstead United Reformed Church is also in the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Elstead St James. There was also a Roman Catholic chapel which closed ca 1985.
Friends of Surrey Cemeteries (Surrey Cemeteries: a survey, 2012):
Thursley Road, Elstead. Opened 1896, circa 1-2 acres.
SHC EL/4/1,2 register for St James 1813-84/1885-1953 film and fiche standard parish burial info – name, abode, age, date of burial, minister.
Opened in 1896 after churchyard (just along road) became full. About an acre with iron gates and iron railings on its east side. Rectangular with path down centre. No buildings. Mature trees and average 20thC memorials. One side mown the other left for wild flowers. War memorial just outside gate facing pavement. Visited 2007.
WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Elstead St James from 1543-1876.
WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Elstead St James from 1813-1840.
WSFHS CD33(Ancient Parishes in the Hambledon district) has baptismal records for Elstead St James from 1538-1840; Marriages 1543-1837; and, Burials 1542-1840;
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Elstead 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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