Frimley, Surrey Family History Guide

Frimley is an Ecclesiastical Parish in the county of Surrey, created in 1813 from chapelry in Ash Ancient Parish.

Parish church:

Parish registers begin:

  • Parish registers: 1590
  • Bishop’s Transcripts: 1801

Nonconformists include: Baptist and Wesleyan Methodist.

Adjacent Parishes

  • Sandhurst
  • Pirbright
  • Crowthorne
  • Farnborough
  • Windlesham
  • Bracknell
  • Easthampstead
  • York Town
  • Hawley
  • Chobham

Historical Descriptions

The Imperial Gazetteer of England & Wales 1870

FRIMLEY, a village, a chapelry, a township, and a sub-district in Farnham district, Surrey. The village stands on the river Blackwater, near the Southwestern railway, under the Chobham ridges, 1¾ mile NNW of Farnborough r. station, and 4 SW by S of Bagshot; presents a somewhat picturesque appearance; and has a bridge over the Blackwater, and a post office under Farnborough Station. The chapelry includes the village, and about one-half of the township. Pop., 1,276. The living is a rectory in the diocese of Winchester. Value, £70. Patron, the Rector of Ash. The church is modern; and there are a Baptist chapel, and a national school. The township includes also York-Town chapelry; and is in the parish of Ash. Acres, 7,505. Real property, £7,389. Pop. in 1851, 1,792; in 1861, 2,683. Houses, 470. The property is much subdivided. Frimley Park is the seat of John Tekell, Esq. The increase of pop. arose partly from the proximity of Aldershot camp, and partly from the erection of the neighbouring structures of Wellington college, Royal Staff college, and Broadmoor asylum. The sub-district includes also Aldershot parish and camp, politically in Hants. Acres, 11,649. Pop., 19,403; of whom 8,965 were military-Houses, 1,233.

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