Surrey Churches Index

A guide to Churches and Graveyards in Surrey for family historians

Ewhurst St. Peter & St. Paul

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The Monumental Inscriptions in the WSFHS Library are derived from Alfred Bax's survey of 1888. There are 562 names in the Surrey MI Index including four from war graves.

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There is also a civil cemetery and a Baptist church in the village

Part of the Ancient Parishan Ancient Parish is a Church of England parish which, until the 19th century, had both ecclesiastical and civil functions of Ewhurst was merged 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 Holmbury St Mary in 1878.

The church is now part of the United Parishan united parish is the merger of two or more Church of England parishes to form a single new parish of Ewhurst with Okewood and Forest Green.

WSFHS CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for Ewhurst St. Peter & St. Paul from 1616-1876.

WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has baptismal records for Ewhurst St. Peter & St. Paul from 1587-1840.

WSFHS CD33(Ancient Parishes in the Hambledon district) has baptismal records for Ewhurst St. Peter & St. Paul from 1587 and 1614-1840; Marriages 1614-1838; and, Burials 1592-1840 ;

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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.

Ewhurst and Ellen's Green 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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