Chelsham, Surrey Family History Guide

Chelsham is a chapelry of Warlingham Ancient Parish in Surrey.

Alternative names:

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1669
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1685

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • West Wickham
  • Warlingham
  • Godstone
  • Woldingham
  • Cudham
  • Titsey
  • Farleigh
  • Addington
  • Oxted

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

Chelsham, a parish in Godstone district, Surrey; on the verge of the county, 2½ miles E of Warlingham r. station, and 6¼ SE of Croydon. Post-town, Warlingham, under Croydon. Acres, 3,314. Real property, £2,181. Pop., 401. Houses, 68. The property is divided among a few. An ancient oblong camp is on Battle-hill. The living is a p. curacy, annexed to the vicarage of Warlingham, in the diocese of Winchester. The church is early English, and has an ancient font.

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


Vision of Britain historical maps


County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Godstone
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Ewell
Poor Law Union: Godstone
Hundred: Tandridge
Province: Canterbury