Place:Oxted, Surrey, England

Alt namesHollandsource: settlement in parish
Hurst Greensource: settlement in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.267°N 0.017°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: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
:the following text is based on an article in Wikipedia

Oxted is a town and civil parish in the Tandridge District of Surrey, England, at the foot of the North Downs north of East Grinstead and south-east of Croydon. Oxted is a commuter town which has a station with direct train services to London. Its main developed area is contiguous with the village of Limpsfield and Hurst Green. The source of the Kent River Eden, is just north at Titsey.

The settlements of Hurst Green and Holland are also within the civil parish.

Oxted was part of the Godstone Rural District from 1894 until 1974 and of the Tandridge District since 1974.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Oxted.

Image:Tandridge District before 1974.png

Surrey Research Tips


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


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