St Mark's church is a joint church and community centre in the Ockford Ridge area of Godalming. It is a Chapel of EaseA daughter church within an ecclesiastical Parish, or a chapel in an outlying area of the parish that is more convenient for parishioners to attend for Godalming St. Peter and St. Paul which was built in the 1930s.
There is no graveyard at St. Mark's. More recent burials my have taken place at Godalming, New Cemetery or at Godalming, Old Cemetery.
Earlier burials may have taken place in the graveyard at the Parish Church. The Surrey Monumental Inscriptions Index includes around 1100 names for St Peter and St Paul's graveyard. The inscriptions were collected for West Surrey Family History Society in 1984 by Alan & Kathleen Benny,
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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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The Guildford Diocesan Record Office, where you should find the surviving parish registers, is the Surrey History Centre.
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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