Place:Worplesdon, Surrey, England

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NameWorplesdon
Alt namesFairlandssource: settlement in parish
Jacobs Wellsource: settlement in parish
Perry Hillsource: settlement in parish
Rydeshillsource: settlement in parish
Whitmoor Commonsource: settlement in parish
Wood Street Villagesource: settlement in parish
TypeParish (ancient), Civil parish
Coordinates51.267°N 0.617°W
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoWoking Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Guildford Rural, Surrey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Guildford District, Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog


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Worplesdon is a village 3.1 miles (5.0 km) NNW of Guildford in Surrey, England and a large, quite dispersed civil parish that has the settlements of: Worplesdon itself (including its central church area, Perry Hill), Fairlands, Jacobs Well, Rydeshill and Wood Street Village, all various sized smaller settlements, well-connected by footpaths and local roads. Its area includes Whitmoor Common, which can be a collective term for all of its commons.

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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

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  • Lists of cemeteries
  • Local family history societies
  • A list of historic maps online

History

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