Farncombe, Surrey Family History Guide

Farncombe is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1849 from Godalming Ancient Parish.

Alternative names: Farncomb

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1849
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: None

Nonconformists include: Wesleyan Methodist

Adjacent Parishes

  • Compton
  • Shalford
  • Guildford St Nicolas
  • Bramley
  • Dunsfold
  • Godalming

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FARNCOMB, a tything and a chapelry in Godalming parish, Surrey. The tything lies on the Guildford and New Portsmouth railway, 1 mile NNE of Godalming; and has a post office under Godalming. The chapelry was constituted in 1849. Rated property, £2,886. Pop., 2,084. Houses, 445. The property is much subdivided. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £300. Patron, the Bishop of Winchester. The church is modern; and there is a Wesleyan 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: Guildford
Probate Court: Court of the Archdeaconry of Surrey
Diocese: Winchester
Rural Deanery: Stoke
Poor Law Union: Guildford
Hundred: Godalming
Province: Canterbury