Place:Kingswood, Surrey, England

Alt namesBurgh Heathsource: settlement in parish
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.283°N 0.217°W
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoReigate Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was part located
Copthorne Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was part located
Reigate Rural, Surrey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1933
Banstead, Surrey, Englandurban district in which it was located 1933-1974
Reigate and Banstead District, Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
Contained Places
St. Andrew's Church Cemetery
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

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Kingswood or Kingswood with Burgh Heath is a large village on the North Downs in the Borough of Reigate and Banstead in Surrey, England. Part of the London commuter belt, Kingswood is just to the east of the A217 separating it from Tadworth and has a railway station. Burgh Heath in its north is combined with it to form a ward. Reigate is south of its centre and London is to the north northeast. Kingswood with Burgh Heath had a population of 6,891 in 2001.

Kingswood was part of the Reigate Rural District from 1894 until 1933, the Banstead Urban District from 1933 until 1974, and of the Reigate and Banstead District since 1974. References to Burgh Heath have been redirected here.

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


  • The Victoria History of the County of Surrey is a series of three volumes available online through British History Online. The volumes were written over the past hundred or so years by a number of authors and cover various sections of Surrey. A list of the volumes and what each contains can be found under the source Victoria History of the County of Surrey. Both volumes 3 and 4 contain areas which are part of Greater London and parts of modern Surrey.
  • Victoria County History chapter on Banstead (including some references to Kingswood)
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