Ash Surrey Family History Guide

Ash is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Other places in the parish include: Normandy.

Alternative names: Ash and Normandy

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1548
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1692

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Wanborough
  • Pirbright
  • Farnborough
  • Worplesdon
  • York Town
  • Aldershot
  • Seale
  • Wyke

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ASH, a village in Farnborough district, and a parish in Farnborough and Farnham districts, Surrey. The village stands near the Southwestern railway, the Basingstoke canal, and the Blackwater river, 2 miles NW of Hog's Back, and 4 NE of Farnham; and it has a station on the railway, and a post office under Farnborough station. The parish includes also the tything of Normandy, and the hamlet-chapelry of Frimley. Acres, 12,273. Rated property, £15,443. Pop., 4,164. Houses, 753. The property is much subdivided. The southern tracts are hilly, and party common. Ash Lodge is a chief residence. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £473. Patron, Winchester college. The church has a plain Norman doorway, and is good. The rectory of Frimley and the p. curacy of York-Town are separate charges. Charities, £16.

Source: The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales [Wilson, John M]. A. Fullarton & Co. N. d. c. [1870-72].

Parish Records


Online Records (Free)

England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992

Bishop's transcripts for Ash and Normandy, 1692-1854

Churchwardens accounts, 1822-1876

Churchwardens and charities rates and accounts, 1800-1820

Parish chest accounts, 1713-1903, 1968

Parish registers for Ash, 1548-1908

Parish registers for St. Mary's Church, Ash, 1885-1914

Parish registers for Wyke, 1847-1961

Parish registers for York-Town, 1851-1930

Vestry books, 1845-1860

Vestry records, 1819-1872

Parish register printouts of Ash, Surrey, England

Court records for the manor of Ash, 1382-1507, 1635-1871

Census returns for Ash, 1841-1891

Local authority poor rate books (including Normandy), 1874-1895

York-town Schools Log books and admission records, 1862-1911

Land tax assessments for Ash and Normandy, 1782-1831


County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Farnborough
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Farnham
Hundred: Godley; Woking
Province: Canterbury