Place:Bramley, Surrey, England

Alt namesBirtley Greensource: settlement in parish
Grafhamsource: settlement in parish
Graffhamsource: spelling variation of above
Smithbrooksource: settlement in parish
Thorncombe Streetsource: settlement in parish
TypeCivil parish
Coordinates51.183°N 0.583°W
Located inSurrey, England
See alsoBlackheath Hundred, Surrey, Englandancient county division in which it was located
Shalford, Surrey, Englandecclesiastical parish in which it was a chapelry
Hambledon Rural, Surrey, Englandrural district in which it was located 1894-1974
Waverley District, Surrey, Englanddistrict municipality covering the area since 1974
source: Getty Thesaurus of Geographic Names
source: Family History Library Catalog
source: Family History Library Catalog

the text in this section is based on an article in Wikipedia

Bramley is a village and civil parish about three miles (5 km) south of Guildford in the Waverley District or Borough of Surrey. Much of the housing is linear along the Horsham road. Four named localities cover the south of Bramley: Birtley Green, Thorncombe Street, Grafham and Smithbrook.

Prior to being made a separate civil parish, Bramley was a chapelry in the ecclesiastical parish of Shalford. Bramley had a population of 3,559 in the UK census of 2011.

For more information, see the EN Wikipedia article Bramley, Surrey.

Research Tips

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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