Elstead is an Ancient Parish in the county of Surrey.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1538
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1689

Nonconformists include: Independent/Congregational

Adjacent Parishes

  • Peper Harow
  • Thursley
  • Frensham
  • Shackleford
  • Seale
  • Puttenham
  • Farnham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

ELSTEAD, a village and a parish in Hambledon district, Surrey. The village stands on the river Wey, 3½ miles WNW of Milford r. station, and 4¼ W by S of Godalming; and has a post office under Godalming. The parish comprises 4,119 acres. Real property, £2,430. Pop., 818. Houses, 164. The property is much sub-divided. The living is a vicarage in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £78. Patron, the Rev. J. H. Stephenson. The church has Bishop Fox’s pelican on the chancel roof, with characters of early English; and is small and good. There is an Independent chapel.

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: Hambledon
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Hambledon
Hundred: Farnham
Province: Canterbury

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