Surrey Churches Index

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Godalming Christian Science Church

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First Church of Christ, Scientist, Ockford Road, Godalming (April 2015) (2)
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There has been a Christian Science presence in Godalming since the 1930s. The present church was built ca. 2018.

The Church 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 Godalming St Peter and St Paul.

There is no burial ground at the Godalming Christian Science Church. Older burials may have taken place in the parish church -- St Peter and St Paul.

The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index has around 1,100 names for St Peter and St Paul Godalming. The inscriptions were collected for West Surrey FHS in 1984 by Alan & Kathleen Benny,

We also have a digital copy of Cokayne,G.E. Surrey parish registers & MI's, Volume IV which includes some Godalming St Peter and Paul MIs. Our thanks to Surrey Archaeological Society for allowing us to copy material from their archives

There are also two municipal cemeteries in Godalming:
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West Surrey Family History Society CD10(Surrey Burial Index) has burial records for
WSFHS CD15(Surrey Baptisms Not in the IGI) has Baptismal records for
WSFHS CD30(Ancient Parishes in the Guildford district) has baptismal records for Godalming St Peter and St Paul for 1582-1840, Marriages for 1583-1837 and Burials for 1583-1840.

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Godalming 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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