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Elstead Cemetery, Woolfords Lane

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Friends of Surrey Cemeteries (Surrey Cemeteries: a survey, 2012):

Woolfords Lane, Thursley Road. Opened 1973. ¾ acre. Lodge. Elstead Parish Council 01252 811624.

Visited 2007. Opened 1974 after Elstead cemetery (¾ mile away) full. Less than an acre in a pine glade off the road with a locked lodge with 2 doors (? toilets) within a gravel parking area. Several rows of modern graves, well kept, chain link fence on all sides into forest. Rows clearly marked A, B, C etc. Tranquil.


WSFHS holds no monumental inscription information for this cemetery.

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 closed cemetery nearby in Thursley Road.

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.

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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