Place:Chelsham, Surrey, England

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NameChelsham
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.3167°N 0.0167°W
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoTandridge Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Godstone Rural, Surrey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Tandridge District, Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Family History Library Catalog
:the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Chelsham is a village in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England. It is located 15.3 miles (24.6 km) from London, 3 miles (4.8 km) from Oxted and 23.8 miles (38.3 km) from Guildford.

Chelsham was a civil parish in Godstone Rural District from 1894 until 1969 when it was merged with Farleigh (returning to Surrey from the London Borough of Croydon) to become Chelsham and Farleigh civil parish.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Chelsham. The "History" section traces the ownership of several manors in the parish.

Image:Tandridge District before 1974.png

Surrey Research Tips

Government

Administrative boundaries of the county of Surrey (Surrey History Centre. The centre has a website with a number of useful indexes--titheholders in various parishes, deaths at the county gaol, etc.)

Registration Districts

  • Registration Districts in Surrey from their introduction in 1837 to the present. By drilling down through the links you can follow any parish through the registration districts to which it was attached.

GENUKI provisions

The website GENUKI provides a very comprehensive list of reference sources for the County of Surrey. It includes:

  • Archives and Libraries
  • Church record availability for both Surrey and the former Surrey part of Greater London
  • 19th century descriptions of the ecclesiastical parishes
  • Lists of cemeteries
  • Local family history societies
  • A list of historic maps online

History

This page uses content from the English Wikipedia. The original content was at Chelsham. The list of authors can be seen in the page history. As with WeRelate, the content of Wikipedia is available under the Creative Commons Attribution/Share-Alike License.