Dunsfold, Surrey Family History Guide

Dunsfold is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1628
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1692

Nonconformists include:

Adjacent Parishes

  • Hascombe
  • Wonersh
  • Chiddingfold
  • Farncombe
  • Alfold
  • Bramley
  • Godalming
  • Kirdford

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

DUNSFOLD a parish in Hambledon district, Surrey; near the Surrey and Sussex canal, 3½ miles ESE of Witley r. station, and 5½ SSE of Godalming. It has a post office under Godalming. Acres, 4,393. Real property, £3,248. Pop., 716. Houses, 145. The property is divided among a few. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £471. Patron, the Lord Chancellor. The church is early decorated English, with some interesting features, and in good condition. The vicarage of Grafham is a separate benefice.

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 Dunsfold, 1692-1865

Parish registers for Dunsfold, 1628-1951

Parish registers for Graffham, 1855-1955

Parish chest accounts, 1828-1884

Court rolls, 1402

Medical bills, 1826; overseers relief order, 1813; militia certificate, 1825

Poor rates, 1815-1866

Rate books, 1842-1900

Land tax assessments for the parish of Dunsfold, 1780-1831


County: Surrey
Civil Registration District: Hambledon
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Hambledon
Hundred: Blackheath (Surrey)
Province: Canterbury