Claygate, Surrey Family History Guide

Claygate is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1840 from Thames Ditton Ecclesiastical Parish.

Alternative names: Cleygate

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1841
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1841

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Cobham
  • Thames Ditton
  • Esher
  • Norbiton
  • Long Ditton

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

CLAYGATE, or Cleygate, a manor-chapelry in Thames-Ditton parish, Surrey; 2¾ miles SE of Esher r. station, and 4¾ SSW of Kingston. It has a post office under Esher. Real property, £4,197. Pop., 535. Houses, 99. The living is a p. curacy in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £75. Patrons, Trustees. The church is modern.

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: Kingston
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Ewell
Poor Law Union: Kingston
Hundred: Kingston
Province: Canterbury