Capel is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.
Parish registers begin:
- Parish registers: 1653
- Bishop’s Transcripts: 1693
Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational and Society of Friends/Quaker.
The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870
CAPEL, a parish and a subdistrict in Dorking district, Surrey. The parish lies 5 miles NW by N of Faygate r. station, and 6 S of Dorking; and has a post office under Dorking. Acres, 5,522. Real property, £4,566. Pop., 1,074. Houses, 201. The property is divided among a few. Part of the surface is moorish. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester-Value, £84. Patron, Charles Webb, Esq. The church is good. The vicarage of Cold Harbour is a separate benefice. There are a Quakers’ meeting house, a national school, and charities £15.-The subdistrict contains five parishes. Pop., 4,094.
Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].
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Civil Registration District: Dorking
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Dorking